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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.

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