[Wellington-pm] Connecting to Perl repository

Matthew Hunt matt at catalyst.net.nz
Wed May 5 14:19:48 PDT 2010

Dan Horne wrote:
> Hi all
> for the last few weeks, I've been having problems connecting to
> cpan.catalyst.net.nz <http://cpan.catalyst.net.nz>. I figured it must be
> a firewall problem with FTP (perhaps active v passive problems), and
> switched to a different repository in the CPAN shell.
> However, I just tried downloading a module via the download link on
> http://search.cpan.org. In the end, it timed out with "Firefox can't
> establish a connection to the server at cpan.catalyst.net.nz
> <http://cpan.catalyst.net.nz>."  Are there problems with the repository
> that i should be aware of?

Works for me.  Obviously, you might notice some bias from my email
address; however, I tested from Dreamhost in the States, and that worked
fine too.  Can you traceroute to the server?

Matthew Hunt

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