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Old 02-03-2005
Question question regarding EXPECT

I am rather new to using expect and have only written a few scripts using it. I am trying to create a script that will read a file containing a number of hostnames and then for each one: ssh into the box, run a command, scp the output back to a center server.

So far I can make all that happen on one server by using the hostname directly in the script.

I need help incorporating a loop so that I can have it run through every machine listed in my hostnames file. I appreciate any help that you can provide.

Thanks,
Jerrod
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Old 02-03-2005
SSH AutoLogin with Expect

Here is an Expect Autologin Script for SSH

This should get you going in the right direction.

Also, here is the expect(1) - Linux man page

Neo

PS: I would write the script you are working on in PERL or PHP.
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Old 02-04-2005
Thanks NEO but that is pretty much what I already have.

I just need to find out how to incorporate a loop in expect so that i can run the script over and over again for a huge list of servers.

Thanks.
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