ssh middlehost "ssh -a root@securehost '> nicescript'" < nicescript

scp a good script from host A which has no public access to host C, but with a hop by host B

Stop tormenting the poor animal cat! Also you should not that you need a private key not protected by a passphrase on middlehost that grants you access to securehost..

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By: 0x89
2009-08-26 20:25:12

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I vote for eichin's way: tar -cf - foo.sh | ssh middlehost ssh -a securehost tar -x -C ~/ -f - This has the advantage that timestamps and permissions (important, especially for scripts) are preserved.
unixmonkey3280 · 456 weeks ago
About ssh-agent is working for me. running on my workstation with some hop before : WS > hostX > hostA running the command on hostA simulating : scp through A => B => C in my test, hostX and B is the same server! tar of course, is "better", you can even copy more than one script/file. keeping permission and owner wasn't a requirement, can do some prob, if the original owner on hostA doesn't exist on hostC, or you simply want to give the file to root.
syladmin · 454 weeks and 6 days ago

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