[CentOS] Terminal emulation scripting

Frank M. Ramaekers FRamaekers at ailife.com
Fri Nov 14 22:17:30 UTC 2008


Okay, here are some things I found out.

1)	Linux telnet is sending a 0x0a for the enter key
2)	Windows putty program is sending a 0x0d for the enter key
3)	Windows telnet is sending a 0x0d0a for the enter key
4)	The device (don't ask) I'm working with doesn't like the Linux
telnet

I've tried coding the expect with 0x0d:

expect ">"
send "m2"
send "\x0d"

But, this doesn't seem to work.

I'm starting to run out of ideas.


Frank M. Ramaekers Jr.
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-----Original Message-----
From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
Behalf Of Max Hetrick
Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 2:59 PM
To: CentOS mailing list
Subject: Re: [CentOS] Terminal emulation scripting

Frank M. Ramaekers wrote:
> I need to write a script that will contact a remote system using
TELNET
> with VT52/1xx/2xx/320 and perform some operations.  I am familiar with
> TELNET but it appears that it won't work for my purposes.

Check out expect. I had to do this with some data radios as of late, and

it worked out pretty well.

<http://linux.die.net/man/1/expect>

Regards,
Max

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