Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
No such thing as a small change

Re^2: how to send input to stdin automatically?

by salva (Abbot)
on Dec 18, 2012 at 09:06 UTC ( #1009319=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: how to send input to stdin automatically?
in thread how to send input to stdin automatically?

ssh (as most programs asking for a password) does not read the password from stdin but from the process tty, so not opening a pipe neither using any of the modules you have named will work.

The usual solution to automate password authentication is to use Expect.

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://1009319]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others chilling in the Monastery: (6)
As of 2016-10-27 23:33 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    How many different varieties (color, size, etc) of socks do you have in your sock drawer?

    Results (372 votes). Check out past polls.