Re: Is there a port of AWStats on OpenVMS
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 09:09:17 +0200
Alan Winston - SSRL Admin Cmptg Mgr wrote:
> In article <craigberry-73C599.email@example.com>, "Craig A. Berry" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>In article <email@example.com>,
>>>Did someone has ever try to port/run AWStat on OpenVMS?
>>>AWStats is a free PERL tool that generates advanced web, ftp or mail server
>>>I swill be interesting to use it for my httpd server (WASD) and my ftp server.
>>I've never done it myself, but see pp. 226-30 of Alan Winston's VMS web
>>server book. It looks like he had to wrap the Perl invocations in DCL
>>and run the DCL as a CGI script, but that it did work.
> Thanks for the plug!
> To be precise, though, I didn't actually get AWSTATS running as a CGI. I
> looked at what youu'd have to do to do that (as you describe), but I didn't
> actually get it done. (I did get it running from the command line in the
> maintenance update mode, but it took _forever_ to update the files. There may
> be some tweaking for faster RMS-file access or something, but I didn't do it.)
> The figure shows AWSTATS running on a Unix system running Apache (as the text
> reference says). I stand by the last paragraph on p.229: "You'll have to do
> quite a bit of work to AWStats running properly as a CGI on your VMS system.
> It does nicer graph's than ANALOG, but I'm not sure you'll find it worth it, at
> least until the AWStats package runs works right out of the box."
> -- Alan
My thought was just to try to get it running from the command line.
After reading this part of your book, As I am not a PERL expert, I will wait
until someone success to install and run it near out of the box.