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Net::SFTP in perl

by vetrivel (Sexton)
on Jun 11, 2009 at 09:04 UTC ( #770570=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
vetrivel has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I used net::SFTP in my program . My program is ,
use Net::SFTP ; $host = "hostName" ; %args = ( "user" => "vetri" , "password" => "vetri", "debug" => "true" ) ; my $sftp = Net::SFTP->new($host , %args); $sftp->put("2", "10");
I have perl5.6.1 and perl5.8.0 version . In perl5.8.0 It works fine . Here the mentioned the log .
Net::SSH::Perl Version 1.34, protocol version 2.0 No compat match: OpenSSH_4.3p2 Debian-9 Connection established. Sent key-exchange init (KEXINIT), wait response Algorithms, c->s: 3des-cbc hmac-sha1 none Algorithms, s->c: 3des-cbc +hmac-sha1 none Entering Diffie-Hellman Group 1 key exchange. Sent DH public key, waiting for reply. Received host key, type 'ssh-dss'. Host '' is known and matches the host key. Computing shared secret key. Verifying server signature. Waiting for NEWKEYS message. Send NEWKEYS. Enabling encryption/MAC/compression. Sending request for user-authentication service. Service accepted: ssh-userauth. Trying empty user-authentication request. Authentication methods that can continue: publickey,password. Next method to try is publickey. Next method to try is password. Trying password authentication. Login completed, opening dummy shell channel. channel 0: new [client-session] Requesting channel_open for channel 0. channel 0: open confirm rwindow 0 rmax 32768 channel 1: new [client-session] Requesting channel_open for channel 1. Sending subsystem: sftp Requesting service subsystem on channel 1. channel 1: open confirm rwindow 0 rmax 32768 sftp: Sending SSH2_FXP_INIT sftp: Remote version: 3
But In perl5.6.1 I got segmentation Fault Error
Reading configuration data /root/.ssh/config Reading configuration data /etc/ssh_config Allocated local port 1023. Connecting to, port 22. Remote protocol version 2.0, remote software version OpenSSH_4.3p2 De +bian-9 Net::SSH::Perl Version 1.34, protocol version 2.0. No compat match: OpenSSH_4.3p2 Debian-9. Connection established. Sent key-exchange init (KEXINIT), wait response. Algorithms, c->s: 3des-cbc hmac-sha1 none Algorithms, s->c: 3des-cbc hmac-sha1 none Segmentation Fault .

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Re: Net::SFTP in perl
by targetsmart (Curate) on Jun 11, 2009 at 09:07 UTC
    see Markup in the Monastery, did you see a preview of your post before posting ???
    It contains some of your client's name, :) I think like 'UBI-Chennai', avoid those things before posting

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Re: Net::SFTP in perl
by derby (Abbot) on Jun 11, 2009 at 13:37 UTC

    Looks like a bad install of Net::SFTP for your 5.6.1 version of perl (which is a pretty ancient version of perl ... but then again, so is 5.8.0).

      I have downloaded from CPAN . Sometimes it works fine . But most of the time I am getting segmentation fault error . Net-SFTP Version is Net-SFTP-0.10
Re: Net::SFTP in perl
by vek (Prior) on Jun 11, 2009 at 22:15 UTC
    Did Net::SFTP and thus Net::SSH::Perl install cleanly & pass tests on that 5.6.1 box? CPAN testers don't show any results for that old a version of Perl.
    -- vek --
Re: Net::SFTP in perl
by Khen1950fx (Canon) on Jun 12, 2009 at 05:32 UTC
    I've been working on this for awhile, and this is the best that I could come with:

    #!/usr/local/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use Net::SFTP; my $host = ''; my %args = ( user => 'vetri', password => 'vetri', debug => '1'); my $sftp = Net::SFTP->new( $host, %args ); $sftp->put('/place/to/start/at', '/place/to/put/file-to-put); exit;

    I hope this helps:-)

      Could you tell me your perl version .
        I use 5.8.8, shared and threaded.

      Have you tried your code in perl 5.6.1 version . Please check your code in perl5.6.1

        I installed 5.6.1 in a private directory; however, there where problems. I think that the problem you are having isn't with Net::SFTP but perl5.6.1. Is there anyway you can upgrade, because I really don't think that 5.6.1 will work right.

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