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Perl modules are software components in the Perl language. This interface allows you to search for and install Perl modules from the CPAN repository to your website.


You  must  install Perl modules before you can use them inside of a Perl program.

Install Perl modules


If you know the name of the desired module, enter it in the Install a Module text box and click Install Now.

Perform one of the following actions to find the desired module and install it:

  • Enter a search term in the Search text box and click Go. You will see modules that are specific to that search term.
  • Click Show Available Modules to see a list of available Perl modules from CPAN.

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WHM displays the following information for the displayed modules:

Module NameThe module's name.
DescriptionA description of the module.
ActionsThe actions that you may perform for that module.




The Installed Modules table

The Installed Modules table displays all of the modules that are currently installed to your cPanel account.

For each installed module, the table displays the following information:

Module NameThe module's name.
VersionThe module's version number.

The actions that you may perform for that module. For each module, you can perform the following actions:

  • Update — Update the module.
  • Reinstall — Reinstall the module from CPAN.
  • Uninstall — Remove the module from your server.
  • Show Documentation — Read the module's documentation on CPAN.

System modules

cPanel & WHM includes specific Perl modules. To see a list of the system-installed Perl modules, click Show System Installed Modules.

For more information on Perl modules, read our Guide to Perl in cPanel & WHM and Third-Party Software documentation.