ssh batch troubles
clug at repose.cx
Wed Dec 11 20:48:38 EST 2002
Howard Lowndes <lannet at lannet.com.au> writes:
> I am having problems running ssh in a batch job, specifically a cron
> script. I am trying to pass a command to another box using ssh.
> I have tried the -n and -o "BatchMode yes" options to ssh but the job
> hangs just before it is due to close.
> Running the script from the command line works OK.
> Any clues?
Hangs? Try hit: [RET] ~ .
If it terminates fine there, then the command is probably opening standard
output/error and forking to the background. SSH keeps the connection open
incase there's any future output. Try redirecting it to /dev/null instead.
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