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Remote execute command as sudoer via ssh

Terminal - Remote execute command as sudoer via ssh
sshpass -p 'sshpssword' ssh -t <sshuser>@<remotehost> "echo <sudopassword> | sudo -S <command>"
2012-09-13 20:27:13
User: dynaguy
Functions: ssh
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Remote execute command as sudoer via ssh

Example: remote install an application(wine).

sshpass -p 'mypssword' ssh -t mysshloginname@192.168.1.22 "echo 'mypassword' | sudo -S apt-get install wine"

Tested on Ubuntu.

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What others think

It may work, but it's a bad habit to put passwords on the command line.

Another user could see them using 'ps'.

Comment by flatcap 114 weeks and 2 days ago

Use public key authentication!

Comment by brejktru 114 weeks and 2 days ago

1) sshpass can take a password via the following additional methods:

- file

- file descriptor

- environment variable (I think)

2) echo the password (environment variable / fd / etc) client side in to the ssh pipe to prevent it from being seen on the server side.

3) use PKI when ever possible.

Comment by drscriptt 114 weeks and 2 days ago

Alternative solutions discussed here -

http://serverfault.com/questions/116654/running-sudo-over-ssh

Comment by zlemini 114 weeks ago

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