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Old 12-15-2009
sftp expect timeout problem

hello All,

I am doing SFTP using expect. We just change our server from sun solaris 8 to sun solaris 10.
The script was working good on sun solaris 8.
But it is giving problem on 10. from shell, SFTP is working fine.Please help me.
What can be the problem.

   if [ -z "${_remote_file}" ] ; then
      LIB_log_mail_exit "LIB_sftp_put(): no remote file"

   if [ -z "${_local_file}" ] ; then


expect <<EOF
   set timeout $TMP_SFTP_TIMEOUT
   expect "password:"
   send "$TMP_SFTP_PASSWORD\r"
   expect "sftp> "
   send "lcd $TMP_SFTP_LOCAL_DIR \r"
   expect "sftp> "
   send "cd $TMP_SFTP_REMOTE_DIR \r"
   expect "sftp> "
   send "get ${_remote_file} ${_local_file} \r"
   expect "sftp> "
   send "bye \r"

   if [ $? -ne 0 ] ; then
      echo "Failed: LIB_sftp_get()${_remote_file} ${_local_file}"

   return 0

Many thanks in advance.

Abhishek Kumar

Last edited by pludi; 12-15-2009 at 03:09 PM.. Reason: code tags, please...
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