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in reply to Re^2: back tick to do ssh
in thread back tick to do ssh

Hi convenientstore,

Enclose the command you want to be executed on the remote host in quotes, like this:

my $result = `ssh host1 'echo something | /bin/others'`;

This way echo something | /bin/others will be run on host1 and the result will end up in $result.