Using Python to run SSH commands on a remote server

Mark Wooding mdw at
Mon Jun 23 19:57:35 CEST 2008

John Salerno <johnjsal at> wrote:

> Generally speaking, what tools would I use to do this? Is there a built-in 
> module for it? 

There's paramiko (q.g.).  I can't personally vouch for it, but it seems
popular...  It seems to depend on a separate crypto library.

> Is Telnet and SSH even the same thing?

No.  They're very different.

-- [mdw]

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