[Kc] Interactive Login in Perl

Scott Kahler scottk at uclick.com
Mon Jul 17 10:35:50 PDT 2006

I think I found what the problem was.. it's actually Net::SSH::Perl I'm
using.. apologies all around

On Mon, 2006-07-17 at 11:20 -0500, Garrett Goebel wrote:
> On Jul 15, 2006, at 10:56 PM, Dan Hull wrote:
> > I am trying to write some perl scripts which will be run from Cron  
> > which require interactive ssh or regular unix login.  Can someone  
> > point me in the right direction to accomplish this.
> require interactive ssh?
> You mean setting up "login-less" public key authentication is not an  
> option? A google search on "openssh public key authentication" will  
> turn up documentation like the following:
>      http://cfm.gs.washington.edu/security/ssh/client-pkauth/
> FYI: Net::SSH won't help with interactive logins. Using pre- 
> configured RSA or DSA keys is a prerequisite. It's in the Net::SSH  
> docs in the FAQ:
>      http://search.cpan.org/dist/Net-SSH/ 
> regular unix login?
> If by that you mean execute something locally using different  
> credentials... you might try:
>      http://search.cpan.org/dist/Sudo/lib/Sudo.pm
> I've never used it. But it might do what you need.
> cheers,
> Garrett
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Scott Kahler
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