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Old 07-28-2009
launching an automated telnet session using dtterm

Hi ,
I have to write a shell script which would be invoked from a Java program. The job of this script would be to launch a telnet session i was using dtterm for the same and the expect command to automate that.

spawn dtterm -e telnet <server ip address>

expect "Username:"
send "$username\r"
expect "Password:"
send "$pass\r"
interact

The problem here ia m facing is that the above script which is executed from within a java program opens the dtterm as a child process over which i don't have any control in my java program.But i need to kill this tell session when my java programm is getting closed.

Could you tell me how to capture the process id of the this new dtterm process and send it back to my java code which would later kill this telnet session .

//rajeev

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script(1)							   User Commands							 script(1)

NAME
script - make record of a terminal session SYNOPSIS
script [-a] [filename] DESCRIPTION
The script utility makes a record of everything printed on your screen. The record is written to filename. If no file name is given, the record is saved in the file typescript. See WARNINGS. The script command forks and creates a sub-shell, according to the value of $SHELL, and records the text from this session. The script ends when the forked shell exits or when Control-d is typed. OPTIONS
The following option is supported: -a Appends the session record to filename, rather than overwriting it. NOTES
script places everything that appears on the screen in filename, including prompts. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |CSI |Enabled | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
attributes(5) WARNINGS
script can pose a security risk when used in directories that are writable by other users (for example, /tmp), especially when run by a privileged user, that is, root. Be sure that typescript is not a link before running script. SunOS 5.10 30 Jan 2004 script(1)

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