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

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Aug 22 10:03:06 PDT 2008

Quoting Asheesh Laroia (asheesh at asheesh.org):

> 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/.

I have more about that technique here:  "SSH Public-Key Process" on

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