Simulating - unix login + scp via shell scripts

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Old 07-01-2005
Simulating - unix login + scp via shell scripts


I am a new guy in this forum, I am trying to do the following stuff
and want some inputs

I am doing this manually, by using the scp command to copy file from
a remote unix machine and entering the password at the password prompt.

Like this,

scp -p .'s password: 100% |*************************************************************************************************** ********| 66 00:00

How could i do this in a shell script, I mean, how will i simulate
entering of password via shell script ??
Please let me know.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 07-01-2005
You could setup ssh keys so you don't have to worry about passwords:

Otherwise you could use expect?
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