Supplying "password" to "ssh" command
I intend to execute a command on one of my network machine through cronjob. It may so happen that I may not be available at that time to supply the password.
Also I cannot use private/public key concept to enable password less login due to security reasons.
I know it can be done through "expect" utility but is there a way I can provide password directly to ssh command.
$ssh -<some-argument> <password> user@remote-machine <command-to-be-executed>
Take for instance:
$ssh -password LetmeIN firstname.lastname@example.org date
ssh is interactive, you cannot specify the password to use on the command line use expect as you said.
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