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Remote Update
Computer languages Perl  +
Documentation note User README available in HTML format from
Full description is a script that uses is a script that uses Expect, PERL, and SSH to perform automated remote administration on a large number of hosts. The script is given a set of passwords, a list of remote hosts, a collection of files to copy over, and a set of scripts to run on the remote hosts. The only thing required to be running on the remote machines is SSH. It tries to copy all of the needed files and scripts to the remote machine via SCP as a non-root user, SSH in as the non-root user, su to root on the remote machine if applicable, and then execute the scripts you provided. This process is cycled for every host given. su'ing to root can be turned off, and also the tasks can be parallelized in multiple processes.can be parallelized in multiple processes.
Homepage URL  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU false  +
Keywords Perl  + , remote  + , system administration  + , remote_update  + , remote update  + , remote administration  + , expect  + , OpenSSH  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 17 May 2005  +
License GPLv2orlater +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 22 August 2001  +
Name Remote_Update  +
Prerequisite description expect  + , expect/Tcl/tk libraries  + , Open SSH (local and remote hosts)  +
Prerequisite kind Required to use  +
Real name Viraj Alankar  +
Related projects LazyFTP + , Remote GUD + , Dish + , Fallback-reboot + , RlCMP + , Rsnapshot +
Resource URL  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  + , Developer  + , Support  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisionid 5,917  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 April 2011 09:57:27  +
Revisionuser User:WikiSysop +
Role Maintainer  +
Runs-on GNU/Linux  +
Short description Automates remote administration tasks  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
System-administration remote-administration  +
Use system-administration  +
User level none  +
Version comment 1.6 stable released 2002-06-19
Version date 19 June 2002  +
Version download  +
Version identifier 1.6  +
Version status stable  +
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