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# 1  
Old 09-24-2009
SSH with and without command gives different results

works as expected
Code:
[a ~]$ ssh 172.24.40.100
Last login: Mon Jan  1 06:07:24 2001 from 172.24.41.78
[b ~]# /path/script.sh

gives me error consistent with env setup
Code:
[a ~]$ ssh 172.24.40.100 /path/script.sh

Which implies the latter is running the script.sh on host a, when I want to 'launch' in from a, and 'run' it on b!?
# 2  
Old 09-24-2009
what is the error? try qouting the script

Code:
[a ~]$ ssh 172.24.40.100 '/path/script.sh'

# 3  
Old 09-25-2009
If your script needs interactive input, it might fail because of that. SSH will not, when not logging in, allocate a TTY, but just pipe back stdout/stderr and the exit code. Also, it will not invoke a login shell, so any personalized .login/.profile/.bash_profile will be left out. If you rely on a $PATH set in one of those it might fail too.
# 4  
Old 09-28-2009
I found the solution, it was to source the profile I wanted before the command! :-

Code:
ssh 172.24.40.100 "source /root/.bash_profile; /scorpion2/start.sh

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