How To Configure Perl on WAMP

Hi , in this tutorial i will tell you jow to configure perl on wamp.

Below steps are follow to configure perl on wamp

Step 1: Download WampServer from and install WampServer. The default installation directory is ‘C:wamp”.

Step 2: Now you have to download ActivePerl from and install it. The default installation directory is “C:Perl”.

Step 3: Now we will edit the Apache configuration file. You can go to “C:wampbinapacheApache2.2.11conf”directory and open “httpd.conf” file.
Step 4: Change below configuration parametetrs in httpd.conf
1- Modify below parameters
Options Indexes FollowSymLinks Includes ExecCGI
2- Modify and add below parameters
AddHandler cgi-script .cgi
AddHandler cgi-script .pl
3- Change below setting:
DirectoryIndex index.php index.php3 index.html index.htm index.cgi

Step 5: configure perl to use Mysql database.
1- Open cmd line and run below command
“ppm repo add uwinnipeg” and press enter.

2- run below command to install DBD driver.
ppm install DBD-mysql

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