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shivaa 10-03-2012 03:49 AM

How to pass password in Shell Script
Hello friends,
I am creating a shell script (bach/csh), which I will use to fetch some info. from some application servers. Script will login into each server one by one and will invoke the commands mentioned in it, but I have a problem that how can I pass password for each server?
Let's say scrpit has a line: ssh username@$hostname
Where $hostname is varialbe containing many diferent hosts. But when I am invoking the script, it asks for the password again & again for each server. So is there any way that I can mention that password in script itself and i dont need to type it again and again? Moreover, my appication servers only accept "ssh" connection. and "sshpass" is lso not available.
Thanks in advance.

pan64 10-03-2012 03:50 AM

there are several threads about this:

jsaravana87 10-03-2012 04:57 AM

You have to create ssh passwordless login to connect remote server to fetch information about your remote application server

Look after the link

divyashree 10-04-2012 10:40 AM

Its not recommended to use password in shell script. But if you want to use, you can try with expect to prompt for password and insert password in script.

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