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# 1  
Old 10-16-2014
Bad substitution

Cant undestand Smilie why i have an error on line 2.it is working on my other boxes

Code:
#!/bin/bash
ret=$(echo Q | timeout 5 openssl s_client connect "${1`hostname`}:${2-443}" -ssl3 2> /dev/null)
if echo "${ret}" | grep -q 'Protocol.*SSLv3'; then
 if echo "${ret}" | grep -q 'Cipher.*0000'; then
   echo "SSL 3.0 disabled"
 else
   echo "SSL 3.0 enabled"
fi
else
 echo "SSL disabled or other error"
fi
~
~

error at line 2


ssh a2.BLAHBLAH.com 'bash -s' < poodleCheck.sh
sh: line 2: ${1`hostname`}:${2-443}: bad substitution
SSL disabled or other error
# 2  
Old 10-16-2014
Try backticks `...` instead of $(...)
Code:
ret =`echo Q | timeout 5 openssl s_client connect "${1`hostname`}:${2-443}" -ssl3 2> /dev/null`

# 3  
Old 10-16-2014
not working Smilie weird hehehehe
# 4  
Old 10-16-2014
Can you tell us what you intend here... ${1`hostname`} and here ${2-443}
# 5  
Old 10-16-2014
Maybe?

Code:
ret=$(echo Q | timeout 5 openssl s_client connect "${1-`hostname`}:${2-443}" -ssl3 2> /dev/null)

# 6  
Old 10-16-2014
No..not working though..its really crazy it is working in my other box
# 7  
Old 10-16-2014
you invoke bash but the error says sh.

did you replace bash with sh?

if you have access to the webserver from your local box you can just run poodle checker using the other machine as the argument:

Code:
./poodleCheck a2.blahblah.com

But Aia's solution is correct. You are missing a - after 1

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