[CentOS] OT: Scripting with sudo password
thad.mailist at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 02:47:54 UTC 2007
You can use expect man expect. You can also export ssh key of regular
user to do remote then su to root put everything on expect.
On 11/14/07, James A. Peltier <jpeltier at cs.sfu.ca> wrote:
> Completely off topic, but I'm sure someone out there is using scripts
> that require a sudo password of some sort, so I'll ask.
> What are people doing to automate tasks that required sudo passwords in
> order to run? sudo without a password is not an option for me, but I
> would like to be able to enter the password once have it saved and then
> read back when sudo is required.
> something like
> run_on_all_hosts perform_sudo_command
> script prompts for password
> script lauches on all hosts and passes password when required.
> Any examples?
> James A. Peltier
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