[CentOS] scp with tty

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 19:43:52 UTC 2009


tony.chamberlain at lemko.com wrote:
> Hello
> 
> I need to know a way to have scp allocate a tty on a remote machine
> so I can have it run sudo and activate a vpn which it will need to
> activate. scp with "-S" does not work. I can't chmod +s the cisco vpn client
> because when I try to run it it says it can not have setuser.
> 
> I could have the user scp via root but I do not want to do that.
> 
> Any way to have scp allocate a tty?

Why don't you set up ssh keys for a passwordless connection as the 
appropriate user for the file copy and avoid the problem?

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   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com


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