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Re: keyboard macro to record scp (password)

From: Perry Smith
Subject: Re: keyboard macro to record scp (password)
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2011 07:24:49 -0500

On Jul 11, 2011, at 6:00 AM, C K Kashyap wrote:

> Hi,
> I need to do scp multiple times (and in this case, authorized_keys thingy is 
> not an option). I tried to record a keyboard macro to record the scp action - 
> including the password entry - but that does not seem to work. The password 
> gets typed even before the its prompted for. How do I get around this?

A few others have replied along the ssh / tramp lines.  As far as the password, 
sometimes you can do sit-for to get simple interactions to work.

I'm also not clear what "scp multiple times" means.  Are you going to 
intermediate hosts?  e.g. A => B and then B => C ?


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