Reading putty command line parameters from Linux


Login or Register for Dates, Times and to Reply

 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
# 1  
Reading putty command line parameters from Linux

I am running Putty 0.60 from Windows XP and I am connecting to a Linux box.
I would like to be able to pass a command line parameter to my Linux session so that my Linux session can execute a specific command, depending on the command line parameter. I have looked on the Internet and tried various ways, but cannot find the answer. I have also tried setting an environment variable, but my Linux machine tells me 'Server refused to set environment variables'. So I guess there is some setting that is preventing this. Without going to my SYSADMIN to override this, is there another way to do it?

Code:
$ uname -s -r -p
Linux 2.6.9-42.0.3.ELsmp x86_64

What I want to do is let's say pass -myvar varvalue
Then in Linux somehow query this parameter.

Can this be done?

Thanks
Sam
# 2  
use the plink program within Putty

Code:
C:\utils\PuTTY>plink -ssh root@192.168.0.109 uname -a
root@192.168.0.109's password:
Linux MyBookWorld 2.6.17.14 #1 PREEMPT Wed Jan 17 16:13:04 GMT 2007 armv5tejl GN
U/Linux

Login or Register for Dates, Times and to Reply

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:
Advanced Search

Test Your Knowledge in Computers #635
Difficulty: Medium
The iPhone 6 and 6S were available in three sizes at launch: 32, 64, and 128 GB.
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Shell Programming and Scripting

Passing command line parameters into script

Not a good post. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: bash_in_my_head
1 Replies

2. Shell Programming and Scripting

Linux parameters in SQL command

Hello. It's my first steps in creat bash skript. This is my skript : mysql -e " UPDATE datebase.table SET U_O_ID=NULL WHERE U_O_ID LIKE '"$w4"' AND N_U != '"$w1"' " -u admin -p""Password"" ; It doesn't work. I find a lot of topic about it, but I didn't find simple answer.... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: karp
7 Replies

3. Shell Programming and Scripting

Selective command line parameters.

Hi, I have a script which has 3 command line parameters.But sometimes it will also take 2 command line parameters or 1.How to do it? I am using $1,$2... to specify the command line parameters. The script which i have written is given below. #!/bin/sh echo "database="$1 echo... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: arijitsaha
3 Replies

4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

command line parameters

hi again question on how to change code so that script will prompt to enter parameter if they are missing. . . code I have so far : #!/bin/bash two="200" three=500 if ; then echo " first line parameter is $one " else echo -n " first parameter is missing , please write... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: me.
2 Replies

5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Problem with command line parameters

hi, This is actually realted to a Abinitio command in a unix script. my code is #!/bin/ksh GRAPH_NAME=$1 shift air sandbox run $GRAPH_NAME $* > file.lst 2>&1 if ]; then echo "Pass" fi when i run this script with this command "script.ksh graph_name parameters" the script... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: siva1612
1 Replies

6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

How to hide command line parameters?

Hello I want to hide command line parameters of my programs/scripts to not to be seen with 'ps' command. How can I do that? thanks in advance. (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: xyzt
6 Replies

7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

How to use parameters in command line while submitting a report

Iam running a report(.rdf) file from UNIX command line. using the following syntax for eg xxx.rdf is the report rdf ar60run batch=yes userid=username/paswd@database report=xxx.rdf destype=file desname=xxx.dat now i need to submit this with three pameters pls suggest (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sreenusola
1 Replies

8. Shell Programming and Scripting

Building command line parameters of arbitrary length

I couldn't find an existing thread that addressed this question, so hopefully this isn't redundant with anything previously posted. Here goes: I am writing a C-Shell script that runs a program that takes an arbitrary number of parameters: myprog -a file1 \ -b file2 \ -c file3 ... \ -n... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: cmcnorgan
2 Replies

9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

How do you take in variables/parameters from the command line?

I need to take in two parameters from the command line...help! (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: avisram
1 Replies

10. Shell Programming and Scripting

passing command line parameters to functions - sh

All, I have a sh script of the following tune: function a () { #functionality.. } function b () { #functionnlity.. } function check () { # this function checks for env and if all fine call build } function usage () { #sh usage details } function build () { #calls either a or b or... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: vino
5 Replies

Featured Tech Videos