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       Apache::XMLRPC - serve XML-RPC requests from Apache


          ##  Directives for your Apache config file.
          <Location /RPC2>
             SetHandler perl-script
             PerlHandler Apache::XMLRPC
             PerlSetVar XMLRPC_Config /usr/local/apache/xml-rpc/services

          ##  In the 'services' file referenced above by 'XMLRPC_Config'
          sub foo {

          sub bar {

          $map = {
             foo   => \&foo,
             bar   => \&bar,



       Apache::XMLRPC serves Userland XML-RPC requests from Apache/mod_perl using the
       Frontier::RPC2 module.

       Configuring Apache::XMLRPC to work under mod_perl is a two step process.  First, you must
       declare a "<Location>" directive in your Apache configuration file which tells Apache to
       use the content handler found in the Apache::XMLRPC module and defines a variable which
       tells the module where to find your services.  Then, you must define the services.

   Apache Configuration
       Apache configuration is as simple as the "<Location>" directive shown in the synopsis
       above.  Any directive allowed by Apache inside a "<Location>" block is allowed here, but
       the three lines shown above are required.  Pay close attention to the 'PerlSetVar
       XMLRPC_Config ...' line as this is where you tell Apache where to find your services.
       This file may reside anywhere accessible by Apache.

   Defining Services
       To actually define the XML-RPC routines that will be served, they must reside in the file
       referenced by the 'PerlSetVar XMLRPC_Config ...'  directive in the Apache configuration
       file.  In this file you may place as many Perl subroutines as you like, but only those
       which are explicitly published will be available to your XML-RPC clients.

       To publish a subroutine, it must be included in the hash reference named $map (the hash
       reference must have this name as this is the variable that the Apache::XMLRPC passes to
       Frontier::RPC2::serve to actually service each request) The hash reference must be defined
       in this "services" file.

       The keys of the hash are the service names visible to the XML-RPC clients while the hash
       values are references to the subroutines you wish to make public.  There is no requirement
       that the published service names match those of their associated subroutines, but it does
       make administration a little easier.


       perl(1), Frontier::RPC2(3)



       Ed Hill <> is the original author.

       Tim Peoples <> added a few tweaks and all the documentation.