I received an e-mail from Tim Linden about a post he made in his blog about backing up MySQL data to Amazon’s S3. The article goes over installing the Net::Amazon::S3 Perl module via WHM (which is handy for the cPanel users). However, if you’re not a cPanel user, you can install it via CPAN:
perl -MCPAN -e 'install Net::Amazon::S3' If you’d rather install it through Webmin, go to the ‘Others’ section, and click ‘Perl Modules’.
Apparently, a recent Red Hat Enterprise Linux update for ES3, 4 and 5 caused some Perl applications to throw errors like these: unable to call function somefunction on undefined value Of course, replace somefunction with your function of choice. To correct the issue, you can force CPAN to bring back a more sane version of Scalar::Util: