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Re: Question about "rexec"
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: David HALE <David_HALE at ds-us dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 21 May 2003 19:30:16 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Question about "rexec"
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 21 May 2003, David HALE wrote:
> I am writing a shell script that needs to execute commands on a remote
> system using "rexec". I want to do this without typing in a password every
> time the "rexec" command executes. The way I see it the "rexec" command in
> CYGWIN does not allow a password to be passed. I have tried to use a
> ".netrc" file (to supply the password) with the format:
> machine remote_machine_name login remote_username password string
> I have not been able to get this to work. I cannot find a man page or other
> CYGWIN documentation for "rexec" or ".netrc".
> Is it possible to do this with CYGWIN?
> David Hale
Umm, why not use "ssh"?
|\ _,,,---,,_ email@example.com
ZZZzz /,`.-'`' -. ;-;;,_ firstname.lastname@example.org
|,4- ) )-,_. ,\ ( `'-' Igor Pechtchanski
'---''(_/--' `-'\_) fL a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-. Meow!
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