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Answer: How do I check if a file exists on another (remote) domain?

by davorg (Chancellor)
on Sep 17, 2001 at 17:52 UTC ( #112857=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > files > How do I check if a file exists on another (remote) domain? - Answer contributed by davorg

Use LWP::Simple and the head function.

use LWP::Simple; my $url = 'http://some.server.com/file.html'; if (head($url)) { # file is there } else { # file is missing }

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