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Old 01-13-2012
Problem in Unix script to exit from Putty

We have a requirement where in the user needs to select a option 4 from the menu and the putty window should be closed.I tried giving exit 0 ;; and this is only exiting from the script menu and showing back the prompt.Is there a way for this.

Last edited by vbe; 01-13-2012 at 09:52 AM..
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Old 01-13-2012
try
Code:
env | grep SSH_CLIENT | awk ' { print $2 } '

that should return the PID of ssh client session.
Then maybe you can kill the session by killing that PID.
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Old 01-13-2012
also execute your script this way (dot space <yourscript>) like :
Code:
. ./yourscript

here is a quick example you can try :
Code:
$ echo "exit" >mytst
$ chmod +x mytst
$ cat mytst
exit
$ ./mytst
$ sh ./mytst
$ . ./mytst

The last command will exit the terminal session you are in




Also note that the persistence of PuTTY windows can be tweaked in PuTTY configuration :
Menu : "Session"
Frame : "Close window on exit"
-Always
-Never
-Close on exit

... just choose the option you need

Last edited by ctsgnb; 01-13-2012 at 10:08 AM..
 

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