in reply to Need to test HTTP page responses

As stated, LWP::UserAgent will be of help here, but make sure to look at the requests_redirectable option if you want to actually see if the URL returns a 300-code. If you leave HEAD and GET as requests_redirectable values, you'll get the results of the codes after the redirection.

use LWP::UserAgent; my $ua = LWP::UserAgent->new( requests_redirectable => [] ); while(<DATA>) { chomp; my $r = $ua->head($_); print $_,": ",$r->code,"\n"; } __DATA__

In this case, the tinyurl URL will return 301. If you leave the request_redirectable option as default, you'll get 200 as status code (coming from, not