Pandora: Documentation en: Tentacle: WindowsGuide

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This small guide will help you setup and run the Tentacle client and server on Windows.

1 Installing PERL for Windows

1.1 Installing Perl

Download ActivePerl 5.8 from http://www.activestate.com/download and run the installer.

1.2 Installing IO::Socket::SSL

Download and install OpenSSL from:

http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/openssl.htm

Download these files:

http://archive.apache.org/dist/perl/win32-bin/ppms/Net_SSLeay.pm.ppd
http://archive.apache.org/dist/perl/win32-bin/ppms/IO-Socket-SSL.ppd

and run from the command prompt:

ppm install Net_SSLeay.pm.ppd
ppm install IO-Socket-SSL.ppd

2 Running the Tentacle Client and Server

Simply run from the command prompt the tentacle_client and tentacle_server files with perl, followed by any command line options, as in this examples:

perl tentacle_client -v c:\file_to_send
perl tentacle_server -q -s c:\folder_to_save_files