bowei_99 has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hi all,

I have a couple hundred servers, most of which have perl installed. Unfortunately, they don't have many CPAN modules installed. I think a major reason is that it gets hard to manage.

Has anyone had to deal with this? Some solutions I can think of (none that seem palatable right now):

These boxes are a mix of HP-UX, Linux running perl 5.6.x to 5.8.x. Thoughts?

-- Burvil