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# 1  
Old 07-31-2015
Method to run a shell script using shortcut key in keyboard with out logging to putty

Dear All,

I want to run a shell script with out logging to putty but configuring it to a keyboard short cut it windows PC. Can this be done? I want this to rename a log in a specified folder in a system

Thanks
# 2  
Old 07-31-2015
You don't "log to putty", you login to a system using putty as a ssh client (or telnet as it has this as well). And, you can't do anything on a system without logging in with adequate authentication info, which in turn might be sth like a single sign-in or domain auth. setup, though.
What you could do is assign a script or a macro to a "hot key" in putty that would do all this for you.
# 3  
Old 08-01-2015
is thi mean that we can't assign a short key to logging to a server?
# 4  
Old 08-01-2015
you have to:
  1. create a profile in Putty
  2. generate SSH key and make password-less authentication using putty
  3. write a bat-file which starts putty with your profile and runs a command on the remote server
  4. assign a key to the batch
# 5  
Old 08-03-2015
Thanks agent.kgb
I will follow this procedure.
# 6  
Old 08-03-2015
I have done logging to the server via a .bat file.
But cannot understand how can I run a specified shell(.sh) using the same .bat file. Can you help?

my .bat file contains and it worked fine

Code:
E:\Share\putty.exe -ssh username@ip -pw password


Last edited by rbatte1; 08-07-2015 at 07:53 AM..
# 7  
Old 08-03-2015
bat is BATCH
sh is SHELL/BASH

Unless you are on a *nix like machine, or windows within a cygwin, you wont be able to run the shell script.

You upload the shell script first to the *nix machine.
Then you call your bat file, which calls putty.
But give putty some more args, like -e /remote/path/to/script.
See putty /help for more details (if its -e as well) about execute a command.

hth

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