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Oneliner to run commands on multiple servers

Terminal - Oneliner to run commands on multiple servers
sxh () { for i in "${@:2}"; do ssh "$i" "$1"; done ; }
2013-04-12 11:34:02
User: zlemini
Functions: ssh
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Oneliner to run commands on multiple servers

Oneliner to run commands on multiple servers over ssh.

- First parameter "$1" is the command you want to execute remotely.

( It can be multiple commands e.g. "hostname;uptime")

- Second parameter "${@:2}" represents the remote host/s you want to run the command/s on.

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I don't think I'll need your command, but you can have a +1 for the ${@:2} -- very useful :-)

Comment by flatcap 110 weeks and 2 days ago

what is sxh? is this on the default install for RHEL?

Comment by andrewm659 105 weeks and 5 days ago

sxh is just the name i gave to the function. You can call it whatever you want, it should work on recent versions of RHEL.

Comment by zlemini 67 weeks and 2 days ago

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