[CentOS] Can expect do this?

Barry Brimer lists at brimer.org
Tue Nov 11 17:25:51 UTC 2008

Quoting MHR <mhullrich at gmail.com>:

> On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 5:03 AM, Barry Brimer <lists at brimer.org> wrote:
> >
> > Use autoexpect.  It will write the expect script for you.  I can't think of
> > any reason why this wouldn't work.
> >
> It probably will, but there are severe security issues with this sort
> (plain text passwords) of approach.  I try to avoid those like the
> plague they can turn out to be, usually when you least expect or need
> it.

There are no doubt severe security issues with this method, but the OP stated
that key-authenticated sessions were not permissible.  He would be better off
encouraging the powers that be to allow key-authenticated session.

More information about the CentOS mailing list