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Perl on IIS

   
2:13 pm on Aug 13, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Is it possible to install perl on IIS/windows 2003 server? Also is the syntax different at all? And would I have to download different modules to work on IIS from cpan?
2:22 pm on Aug 13, 2005 (gmt 0)

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There is a free download of a product called activeperl. It works quite well. I've found scripts work perfectly.
4:27 pm on Aug 14, 2005 (gmt 0)

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i have activeperl but its installed on apache!
oh well thats fine then as long as it will work on IIS...
5:50 pm on Aug 15, 2005 (gmt 0)

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It works fine in IIS. I recommend that you map the ".cgi" filename extension to be treated the same as the ".pl" filename extension if you want to name CGI script with the ".cgi" filename extension.