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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
Dear Tech Guys,
I am trying to send some commands on the local server and it always asks for user name and password after each command. To serve the purpose I am using expect function as follows:
set timeout 20
expect "Please Enter UserName: "... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Xtreme
I have a root script which is setting up user and his dirs and so on. After I create user and set up all the necessary I have to manually set user password. I try all possible ways what google find me and nothing works for me. If maybe one of you have a solution for my problem it will be... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Jaffakeks
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
password check in bash script calling on expect
Background: I have to copy a file from one server, to over 100 servers in a test environment. once the file is copied, it requires to have the permissions on the file changed/verified. These are all linux servers. most of them have the same... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: 2legit2quit
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to give my long scripts to customer. The customer must not be able to read the scripts even if he has the password. The following command locks and unlocks the script but the set +x is simply ignored.
read -p 'Script: ' S && C=$S.crypt H='eval "$((dd if=$0 bs=1 skip=//|gpg... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: frad
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Is there a way to mask the password inside of a script to minimize the impact of a comprimised server? So
ssh -o "PasswordAuthentication no" -o "HostbasedAuthentication yes" -l testuser 192.168.3.1 "mysqldump --opt --all-databases -u root -pPassword| gzip" > $backup_dir/mysqldump.gz
a... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: metallica1973
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am doing some test.
In a script I have to call a change password routine ( ldap ) which ask confirmation. This can be done from terminal.
Is there a way to do something like this :
# changing_password_routine user_name... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: jcdole
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm a complete newbie to bash scripting, although I have some experience in programming. The thing is that I have a .dmg file on my mac which I protected with a password, and now I've forgotten it.
I remember the first few letters of the password and the characters that represent the... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: sujay.jauhar
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
The title of my thread says mostly all of what I want to do. Basically I want to auto-ssh to a remote host, and run a program on it (VLC is just an example). I wrote a script which calls xterm and then runs expect on it. The code is as follow
export PASS="xxxxxxx"... (22 Replies)
Discussion started by: dukevn
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am running this script on Mandrakelinux release 10.1, 188.8.131.52-12mdksmp #1 SMP
I have also installed 'expect' separately.
I have created an Rsync script, but before any Rsync command does run, a MySql dump must be done first, and I am battling a bit to pass the MySql password from... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: codenjanod
10. OS X (Apple)
I'm making a script that will be a double clickable .command file and I need it to prompt for the users admin password.
So far I have:
if ]; then
sudo -p "Please enter your admin password: " date 2>/dev/null 1>&2
if ; then
echo "You entered an invalid password... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: PatGmac