SSH/Telnet program to Router/switch

William Ray Wing wrw at
Wed Feb 19 15:27:53 CET 2014

On Feb 19, 2014, at 3:14 AM, Sujith S <sujiths80 at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am new to programming and python. I am looking for a python script to do ssh/telnet to a network equipment ? I know tcl/perl does this using expect/send. 
> Do we have expect available in python as well or need to use some other method ?
> Regards
> Sujith
> -- 

In addition to the other answers you've received (and noting that you are familiar with "expect"), you might want to investigate the pexpect module. Google will give you quite a long list of references to it, but you could start here:


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