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

I am VERY new to Perl but know its power and really need help to create a script that: a. Uses Perl::SSH b. SSH into appliances using username:password c. OPens a notepad or excel for IP address list d. Pings particular IP e. Writes to each IP the average latency d. Moves to next IP and logs into different appliance and repeats process