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Creating a variable in remote server

Can anyone help how to create a variable in remote server using shell script. i am connecting to remote server through ssh and creating a variable and assigning the value, but nothing is displayed when i run the script

Here is my script

Code:
ssh hostname <<EOF
 
a=10
echo $a
 
EOF


Last edited by pludi; 05-31-2011 at 04:36 AM..
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Well, << expands variables locally, so escape it with one '\'.

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