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Hello,
I've installed avtiveperl along with some modules. There is an LDAP server that i need to connect to, but when i try this in cmd prompt, it shuts down:
I open run>perl, then perl.exe cmd prompt opens. I type in the following:

#!/usr/bin/perl
use Net::LDAP;

and it quits, exits on me.
What i am trying to do i connect to a LDAP mail server and load in users. I am running ActivePerl5.10 on XP , any ideas?
Thank you
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So, what i have to do is write the code onto notepad and save it with an extension of .pl?
I see , thank you...

How do i populate the LDAP server or remove entries from it? How can i see that i am inside the LDAP server and that i am connected to it?

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You can use whatever editor you like.  Notepad is OK, but you would be better off with gvim or ultraedit which are much better if you are doing coding.

As for using Net::LDAP, I'd suggest reading the FAQ

http://search.cpan.org/~gbarr/perl-ldap-0.39/lib/Net/LDAP/FAQ.pod

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ok, i decided to go with UltraEdit, which is great by the way :)
we managed to monve forward and thank you.
I created the script and ran it in CMD prompt making sure i was in the same directory.
thisis the script: MP.pl
$mp = Net::MirapointAdmin->new( host=>192.168.1.56, port=>10143,
exception=>code_ref, debugfunc=>code_ref, debug=>[0], ssl=>[0] );

I get the this error:
C:\Users\Mechanicus01\Desktop>MP.pl
Can't locate object method "new" via package "Net::MirapointAdmin" (perhaps you
forgot to load "Net::MirapointAdmin"?) at C:\Users\Felipe Cardenas\Desktop\MP.pl
 line 1.
 The LDAP server is in host 192.168.1.56
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What is your complete code?

I assume you do have a

use Net::MirapointAdmin;

in your script?

Have you installed the module via ppm?

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Yes, the module is installed via ppm
cmd>ppm install Net-MiapointAdmin (it went thru installation process, restarted ppm and its in there)
I double checked under installed modules and i confirm its installed
This is the code:
===================================================
!#/usr/bin/perl
use Net::MirapointAdmin;

$mp = Net::MirapointAdmin->new(host => $192.168.1.56,
                                   ssl => $ssl,
                                   debug => $debug);
        $mp->login($administrator, $password)
====================================================
i get this error:

"use" not allowed in expression at C:\Users\Mechanicus01\MP.pl line 2, at end of line
syntax error at C:\Users\Mechanicus01\MP.pl line 2, near
"use Net::MirapointAdmin"
Execution of C:\Users\Mechanicus01\MP.pl aborted due to compilation errors.


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Ok. that worked , but now i get another error.
According to the Net::MirapointAdmin in CPAN, the following code is correct:
use Net::MirapointAdmin;
$mp = Net::MirapointAdmin->new(host => $192.168.1.56,
                                   ssl => $ssl,
                                   debug => $debug);
      $mp-> login($administrator, $virmar);
But i get this error:
C:\Users\Mechanicus01\UltraEdit>mp.pl
Can't call method "login" on an undefined value at C:\Users\Mechanicus01\UltraEdit\MP.pl line 6.

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his was a multilevel question and answer. We got far along in the process but there is still more to go. I ddint know when to award the points because it was a series of trail and errors by my part. Big ups to Tintin for guiding me thru this. thanks

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