Setting up Perl for use with this book is relatively simple. Starting with a system running Windows XP, install the ActiveState distribution of ActivePerl. As of this writing, the current version is 5.8.0, build 806. Download and install the distribution using the .msi file. This will install Perl into
Installing the necessary modules to support the material and scripts listed in this book takes a bit more work, but most of them are easy to install.
The Win32::Lanman module was written by Jens Helberg and is available from CPAN. Download the latest version of the module, which as of this writing is 188.8.131.52. The steps required for installing this module were covered earlier ...