Paramiko Help

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Wed Jun 24 23:13:58 CEST 2009


Frank Ruiz wrote:
> Apologies.. Python newb here.. switching from perl to python.. so
> please forgive if this is a dumb question.
> 
> I am using the paramiko module and have some global variables defined.
> 
> i.e.
> 
> hostname = ' 10.10.10.10'
> sshport = '22'
> 
> I am then trying to pass this variable into the client connect method -
> 
> client = paramiko.SSHClient()
> client.load_system_host_keys()
> client.connect(hostname, sshport, root)
> 
> I also have public key setup between source and destination host, so
> not sure if this will work, but trying to jump one hurtle at at time.
> 
> So it seems like the values past to the connect method are taken at
> face value based on the error message I am seeing:
> 
> TypeError: an integer is required
> 
> Any help is much appreciated.
> 
It looks like sshport needs to be an integer, not a string. Unlike Perl,
Python won't magically convert the string to an integer.



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