> Hi, before I go on, I'd like to say that
> I know expect and I use it. But, I also
> know that it IS possible to supply login
> and password non-interactively using
> sh/ksh scripts, because I've done it before,
> but I can't remember how. I'm not very
> strong in Bourne Shell syntax, so I'd appreciate
> if someone can refresh my memory.
> I remember it was done SIMILAR to following
> echo login
> echo passwd
> ) | telnet host
> but there was more to it, it doesn't work as above.
> And it was done in Bourne shell, I clearly remember
> that it's impossible to do in C shell.
I'd like to thank the following people who offered solutions:
Jesus Cea Avion
My skeleton above will work only if you put
sleep commands between echo commands. That was
the piece I was missing ( stupid me, I could have
figured it out ).
I also was recommended to use netcat and a Perl module
Net-Telnet-3.01.tar.gz, available from CPAN site. One suggestion
was to use Tcl/Tk, but I anticipated it by mentioning expect
in the original posting.
I also thank a couple of people who didn't offer solutions
but were kind enough to respond with their thinking on the
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