How do you reconfigure Perlbal on the fly?

Jonathan Steinert hachi at
Mon Aug 27 18:46:49 UTC 2007

I always make my changes by telnetting to that port and speaking the 
line-based config commands directly to perlbal to modify things. I don't 
see any code to do anything other than load the root page, and view the 
sockets, services and objects.


John Beppu wrote:
> The Perlbal homepage says:
> "One of the defining things about Perlbal is that almost everything 
> can be configured or reconfigured on the fly without needing to 
> restart the software. A basic configuration file containing a 
> management port enables you to easily perform operations on a running 
> instance of Perlbal." --
> I've setup Perlbal with a management service running on port 60000, 
> and I've loaded in w3m, but it's not clear to 
> me how I can change the configuration from those pages.  What am I 
> missing?  Any clues would be appreciated.
> --beppu

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