In the last episode (Jan 20), Jeff Royle said: > Don O'Neil wrote: > > Is there any way to pass the password for an SCP command via the > > command line as a switch? I'd like to embed SCP in a script and > > pass the password once through a command line input from the master > > script... By defauly any time I use the -B mode it says passwords > > are required, and without -B it asks for the password after the > > command starts to execute. > > The only way I know of is to use keys for your authentication. > > You then can use 'scp -B -i <somekeyfile> file1 file2 ... example.com:.'
You can also use ports/lang/expect to script entering the password, but it's more fragile than using keys. -- Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"