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Expect Telnet Example

Written by:dimport
Published by:dimport
Published on:2003-06-21 07:19:46
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Expect is a great scripting language developed by Don Libes, makes boring interaction so much easier. This is a nice telnet example, well commented.

#!/usr/bin/expect #Where the script should be run from.

set timeout 20 #If it all goes pear shaped the script will timeout after 20 seconds.

set name [lindex $argv 0] #First argument is assigned to the variable name

set user [lindex $argv 1] #Second argument is assigned to the variable user

set password [lindex $argv 2] #Third argument is assigned to the variable password

spawn telnet $name #This spawns the telnet program and connects it to the variable name

expect "login:" #The script expects login

send "$user " #The script sends the user variable

expect "Password:" #The script expects Password

send "$password " #The script sends the password variable

interact #This hands control of the keyboard over two you (Nice expect feature!)

This article was originally written by Sliptop

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2006-04-24 07:09:19
But while sending so I am unable to send passwords that contain @.Please guide how to send such passwors through Expect.

2007-01-15 20:41:23
Try using the escape character / before the @ symbol. Alternatively, put the password in quotes.
2007-02-20 10:07:52
You need to add \r at the end of username and password - Leela
2008-05-16 06:14:43
Here's a working example, which logs into the Houston server, which is running Windows 2003 Server, from a laptop running MacOS 10.5:

spawn telnet -l Administrator houston.fubar.com 2368
expect "password: "
send "a1am0\r\n"

Just save into a file, chmod 700, and you're good to go.
2008-06-24 15:08:56
Is this an example, it made it more fuzzier to me
2008-08-15 21:29:54
I need to logon a legacy system ,needs a break after Escape char; so I send brk it prompts with an ? . If I put this it does not work:
expect "Escape"
send "^]\r"
send "send brk\r"
expect "?"
send "login"

and it gets stuck , any advise ?
2008-09-29 18:39:06
you need to "expect" after every "send". So, combine the two sends, or expect a ">" after you escape back to the telnet prompt.
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