[sf-lug] perl backup script, and other perl goodies

Asheesh Laroia asheesh at asheesh.org
Fri Aug 22 09:50:44 PDT 2008

On Fri, 22 Aug 2008, jim wrote:

> sorry for the idiotic question:
>   how to get a program (shell script most likely
> in my case) to log in: i.e. issue a
> scp <file> <user>@<host>:<dir>
> command and then respond to the password prompt?

Public key authentication.  See http://apt-get.dk/howto/backup/.

-- Asheesh.

It is not well to be thought of as one who meekly submits to insolence and

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