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Mar 13, 2012, 12:43 PM

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Capturing STDOUT from ssh command


I'm trying to code a test that uses an intermediate host to connect to a filer. Basically filers run super stripped down bash, so we're using the host so perl can be used.

i connect to the filer with ssh and run the command, which it returns to the host. Its all good getting that information, but it's storing $result=1, instead of the STDOUT. Tried using $STDOUT as a variable and it was blank.
(the expected result is hidden because it contains a private email address)

my $result= print `ssh $filername $command`; 
my $expectedresult= "######";

if ($result eq $expectedresult)
print "Test PASS: $result";
print "Test FAIL Expected: $expectedresult Result: $result";

any help here? thanks!Pirate

(This post was edited by carmen.arizona on Mar 13, 2012, 12:45 PM)

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Post edited by carmen.arizona (Novice) on Mar 13, 2012, 12:45 PM

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