[CentOS] remote sudo script

Tue Oct 8 11:06:57 UTC 2013
Markus Falb <wnefal at gmail.com>

On 08.Okt.2013, at 04:51, Tim Dunphy wrote:


> But more importantly, when I try to pop the above two working statements
> from the command line into a script, the following occurs:
> [tdunphy at MIAGRBISSH01V ~]$ for i in MIAGRBIORCA0{0..9}V MIAGRBIORCA1{0..2}V
>> do
>> ssh -q -t -t -t $i sudo -S 'cp -v /data/solr-4.3.1/zoe/etc/logback.xml
> /tmp/logback.xml-${i}-$(date +%Y%m%d).bak' <<EOF
>> secret_sauce
>> EOF
>> ssh -q -t -t -t $i sudo -S 'ls -l  /home/tdunphy/logback.xml-${i}-$(date
> +%Y%m%d).bak' <<EOF
>> secret_sauce
>> EOF
>> done

> tcgetattr: Inappropriate ioctl for device
> `/data/solr-4.3.1/zoe/etc/logback.xml' -> `/tmp/logback.xml--20131007.bak'

The cp did work, sudo accepted the password.
Note that ${i} was not interpolated into the file name.

> tcgetattr: Inappropriate ioctl for device
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 3372 Oct  7 22:07
> /home/tdunphy/logback.xml--20131007.bak

the ls did work

> tcgetattr: Inappropriate ioctl for device
> [sudo] password for tdunphy:

But what's that?
Is the password the same on all hosts, i.e. it works for one host, but not the other?
Or do you have another ssh in the for loop you did not tell us about?

Try do add some debugging output with the hostname into the loop.