Using Python to run SSH commands on a remote server
jeffrey at fro.man
Mon Jun 23 20:17:40 CEST 2008
John Salerno wrote:
> Generally speaking, what tools would I use to do this? Is there a built-in
> module for it?
I've had a very nice experience using the 3rd-party package "paramiko" for
ssh communication. There's nothing in the standard library that I know of.
> I looked at the telnetlib module, but the documentation
> wasn't really complete enough for me to get a good idea of it. Is Telnet
> and SSH even the same thing?
Telnet is not the same protocol. SSH is an encrypted transport, telnet is
> Basically, I want to write a script that will automate the process of
> making all .py files on my web server executable (chmod 755, or something
Be careful, this procedure sounds potential risky, security-wise ;-)
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