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Old 09-15-2009
Issue - Expect Script.

Hi Gurus,I am trying to automate SFTP using expect.I have written a script that logs into a few boxes(one after the other) and pulls a few files from them.The code:#!/bin/kshcat serverlist.conf|wc -l >> tmp #serverlist.conf contains the list of servers.tmp1=$tmpfor tmp1 in listdo while read inputline do SERVERNAME="$inputline"#!/usr/local/bin/expect -fspawn sftp -v boi@$SERVERNAMEexpect "password:"sleep 10send "boi\r"expect "sftp>"send "get errors.log\r"expect "sftp>"send "exit\r" done < winbad.conf tmp:=tmp-1doneexit 0When i run this,i get the error "spawn command not found". Can anyone help me in resolving this.ThanksHG
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Old 09-15-2009
First get the code sorted out in a formatted manner.

And is expect installed correctly on your machine ?
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Old 09-15-2009
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Old 09-16-2009
Expect -script issue.

Hi Gurus,

Apologies for putting it in an unformatted way.
Am putting my query again.

I am trying to automate SFTP using expect.I have written a script that logs into a few boxes(one after the other) and pulls a few files from them.

The code:

cat serverlist.conf|wc -l >> tmp #serverlist.conf contains list of servers.
for tmp1 in list do 
while read inputline 
#!/usr/local/bin/expect -f
spawn sftp -v boi@$SERVERNAME
expect "password:"
sleep 10
send "boi\r"
expect "sftp>"
send "get errors.log\r"
expect "sftp>"
send "exit\r" 
done < serverlist.conf 
exit 0

When i run this,i get the error "spawn command not found".
Can anyone help me in resolving this.

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