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Old 05-30-2007, 06:35 AM   #1
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Open Putty from cmd

Hi can anyone help me ??
I have to open many puttys of a server at a time.
I just want to have batch file so that in just a click all the puttys will open without asking
for login and password (any way to provide the login and pwd in cmd)

I am watching all putty running at a time

Secondly I want to run 20 different tail commands in puttys
I want a prog that open these puttys and run tail command by itself(I would not like to open putty again and again)
Old 05-30-2007, 07:07 AM   #2
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The "&" parameter after a command put's it into the background.

The manpage for putty will tell you what command line parameters are accepted.
Old 05-30-2007, 07:54 AM   #3
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Moved: Putty is a Windows based application, so this is more suitable in General.
Old 05-30-2007, 11:32 AM   #4
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If you're looking for a way to log in multiple times without having to type username and password every time, check out this link:

You may also want to check out the Gnu utility 'screen' which allows you to have multiple login sessions open in a single terminal.
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For the no password I use puttygen.exe to create my ssh keys. I then specify it under connections, SSH, Auth and point private key for authentication to the private key you generated with puttygen.exe. (save as your default settings.) Copy the public key to your ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file.

on the shortcut I use to lauch putty I specify the path to putty.exe and then user@servername

c:\downloads\putty.exe bob@server1

as for passing the tail -f /whatever/log/file you could easily create a alias to do that (I'm not sure how to pass that via the putty shortcut).


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