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# 1  
Old 08-08-2009
Invoking one shell script from another unix box

Hello All,

I have a shell script A which is in one unix box. Also i have a script B in another unix box. Now i'm struggling to find a way to invoke A shell script from B shell script. Is it possible to do this in any way..Request you anybody please help me in this point.

Thanks in advance.
# 2  
Old 08-08-2009
SSH, eg on host B:
Code:
ssh host_a '/path/to/script_a'

# 3  
Old 08-08-2009
you can do this with ssh... something like:

Code:
ssh user@yourbox command

but you need passwordless login configured or use "expect" to give login credentials.
# 4  
Old 08-08-2009
Thanks for your propmt response. could you please some dummy script to do that to have better idea how to go about that...
# 5  
Old 08-08-2009
the script IS in the two above answers... thats all! if i've to do something like that, i would use this method...
# 6  
Old 08-10-2009
I'm getting the error ssh: XXXXX: host/servname not known
where XXXXX my hostname..Please help

I did the same what ever mentioned.

YYYYY-Box A
XXXXX-Box B

I'm in YYYYY box and trying to invoke script on XXXXX.

ssh user@XXXXX '/home/sr91048/example.sh'
# 7  
Old 08-10-2009
take the ip instead of the hostname.

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