in reply to 500 error on a simple request
'500 Can\'t connect to www.xxxxxxxx.com:80 (Bad hostname \'www.xxxxxxxx.com\')
This looks to be a DNS issue and not a Perl issue. If the hostname cannot be resolved have a word with your network support folks and find out why. You could to a
and see if it resolves from the command line.host www.xxxxxxxxxx.com
Peter L. Berghold -- Unix Professional
Peter -at- Berghold -dot- Net; Blog: http://blog.berghold.net Warning: No political correctness allowed.