Need solution for my bash script executed localy for ssh remote machine

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Old 04-21-2020
Need solution for my bash script executed localy for ssh remote machine [SOLVE]

Dear members,

I'm having some difficulties to find a solution to my problem. I have passed over 2 days in internet to find something, but nothing is working. Maybe it's simply not possible, but before giving up I would like to ask here. Thanks in advance,
The aim of this script is to ask to an admin on the local machine the IP address of the remote machine that will be configured, stock the IP in a variable and then automatically connect via ssh and execute the script that will change the hostname of the remote machine. I know that the way I m trying to do cannot work because the variable are not are not send over ssh.
Do you have idea about how I can do this ? I insist that I really want to do it in that way, because I know there is some more easier way to do but I want to solve it in the form for my own knowleadge purpose.

Sorry for my approxative english.

# Script administration poste assosiation linux
# Définition du compte root à utiliser lors de la connexion SSH
# Début script
PS3='Bonjour que voulez vous faire ?: '
options=("Configurer un poste""Reinitialiser un poste""Quitter")
select opt in"${options[@]}"
    case $optin
"Configurer un poste")
echo"Veuillez entrer l'adresse Ip du poste nous allons configurer son hostname et créer un compte utilisateur"
            read ip
#On stock le troisieme octet dans la variable ipoctet3
            ipoctet3=$(echo $ip | awk -F '.' '{print $3}')
            ipoctet4=$(echo $ip | awk -F '.' '{print $4}')
if [ $ipoctet3-eq100 ] ; then
echo"Réseau Baobab détecté configuration en cours..."
echo"Le nom hostname sera PCbao"$ipoctet4
sed-i'1i PCbao'$ipoctet4'/etc/hostname
              sed -i '1d' /etc/hostname
              cat /etc/hostname
        "Reinitialiser un poste")
            echo "Veuillez entrer l'adresse Ip du poste à réintialiser"
        *) echo "mauvais choix $REPLY";;

Last edited by Azura1003; 04-23-2020 at 10:50 AM..
# 2  
Old 04-21-2020
You seem to have a problem with spaces in your listing yielding a code full of errors.
If all those corrected, use a "here document" for the remote commands. Like

ssh root@$ip <<EOF

#On stock le troisieme octet dans la variable ipoctet3

IFS=. read X X ipoctet3 ipoctet4 <<< $ip

echo \$ipoctet3
echo \$ipoctet4

if [ \$ipoctet3 -eq 100 ]
  then  echo "Réseau Baobab détecté configuration en cours..."
        echo "Le nom hostname sera PCbao"\$ipoctet4
        sed "1s/.*/PCbao\$ipoctet4/" hostname

Be aware of the escaped $ - chars for the variable expansion - without those, expansion would be done by the local shell, not the one on the remote node.
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# 3  
Old 04-22-2020
Thanks a lot for your reply see bellow normally the script doesn't looks like this I don't know why when I posted on this page the spaces disappeared.

I'm sorry I'm not that good in scripting still learning.

Can you explain me why you have added the variable with "\" ( \$) , is it the way to explain to the terminal that those variables needs to be executed on the remote shell ?

Be aware of the escaped $ - chars for the variable expansion - without those, expansion would be done by the local shell, not the one on the remote node.
Can you clarify this part plz ?

Many thanks Smilie

Last edited by Azura1003; 04-22-2020 at 12:40 PM..
# 4  
Old 04-22-2020
You had answered your own question before you were asking Smilie

Last edited by sea; 04-22-2020 at 01:35 PM.. Reason: time grammer, hopefuly
# 5  
Old 04-22-2020
man bash is your friend:
Here Documents
This type of redirection instructs the shell to read input from the current source until a line containing only delimiter (with no trailing blanks)
is seen. All of the lines read up to that point are then used as the standard input (or file descriptor n if n is specified) for a command.

The format of here-documents is:


No parameter and variable expansion, command substitution, arithmetic expansion, or pathname expansion is performed on word. If any part of word is quoted, the delimiter is the result of quote removal on word, and the lines in the here-document are not expanded. If word is unquoted, all lines of the here-document are subjected to parameter expansion, command substitution, and arithmetic expansion, the character sequence \<newline> is ignored, and \ must be used to quote the characters \, $, and `.

You are in a dilemma here: you want the IP variable expanded locally, but the other variables expanded remotely. For the first, you can't have the "word" quoted, but it must be unquoted, so, for the second, you need to apply the escapes for the $ signs.
# 6  
Old 04-23-2020
Thanks you guys with your help my script is working well now.
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