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Re: [OT] SSH login script - Help

On Fri, 2009-04-24 at 10:12 +0100, Dan Track wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I've written a simple for loop see below:
> for i in orion earth;do scp /etc/hosts /etc;done
> I have a small scripting knowledge so would appreciate some help. What
> I'd like to do is somehow change the above so that the script prompts
> me for a password and when I give the script the password it will use
> it to auto-reply to any password promtps that scp asks for when
> logging into all the servers. If I am right I believe readline needs
> to be used. If it can't be done in bash can you give me a perl
> alternative please.
> Thanks for your help.
> Dan

Hi Dan, 

You might want to use autoexpect for that.

This can get you in security problems since you'd need to write your
password in the script, but as long as you use user and groups perms
correctly you should kinda safe.


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