[CentOS] scp with tty

aurfalien at gmail.com aurfalien at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 18:47:40 UTC 2009

I actually had to set both ssh keys and commented out the requiretty  
in the sudoers file.

What I was doing was having ssh called from a script and running a  
command on that remote host it was ssh-ing into.

On Oct 13, 2009, at 11:43 AM, Les Mikesell wrote:

> 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?
> -- 
>   Les Mikesell
>     lesmikesell at gmail.com
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