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Use output from DOS commands in a Windows oriented perl application

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This may not be as straightforward as you think if we need to support international characters. A DOS command produces its output in an OEM-defined character set, while Windows supports either ANSI or a wide character set. You will observe that using DOS strings directly in windows will result with some odd characters.

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Keeping dynamic dns entries with duplicate addresses under control

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check_dnsdup is a Nagios NRPE plugin for checking dynamic entries with duplicate ip addresses in a Microsoft DNS Server zone. It can also filter target names based on names or ip addresses. For maintenance purposes, you can instruct the plugin to remove duplicate entries with older timestamps. More ...

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