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Execute command from terminal on remote machine

Hi All,

I want to execute some commands on unix machine from the mac machne. I have two options for doing so, I am confused which is the best way of doing. Here are two options.

Execute command on the remote server machine. Commands to be executed itself contain arguments to be passed to some script.

1. Perl script to do ssh and expect to connect to the remote machine and execute command over there.
Complexity/Overhead: If I need to execute any new command, I have to overwrite '.exp' file.

2. Use Net::SSH:Expect perl module to do so.
Complexity/Overhead: Bit difficult to install perl module on mac os. Smilie

I am confused here which is the best option which suite my requirement.

Will appreciate any guidance.

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