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Using expect for automation of bulk scp copying.

Tagged expect, bash, automation, scp, bulk  Languages bash

Expect can come in handy when you can't configure ssh public key authentication on the servers :) (and the system "architect" hasn't yet realized the wonderfulness of a log host).

#!/bin/bash
#
# Usage: script <username> <password> <build>
#
# Example ./copy_logs_from_production.sh marko hubbabubba current
#

username=$1
password=$2
build=$3
mkdir $build

instance_1_server=10.0.0.1
instance_2_server=10.0.0.1
instance_3_server=10.0.0.2
instance_4_server=10.0.0.2
instance_5_server=10.0.0.3
instance_6_server=10.0.0.3
instance_7_server=10.0.0.4
instance_8_server=10.0.0.4
instance_9_server=10.0.0.5

servers=("$instance_1_server" "$instance_2_server" "$instance_3_server" "$instance_4_server" "$instance_5_server" "$instance_6_server" "$instance_7_server" "$instance_8_server" "$instance_9_server" )
i=1
for server in ${servers[@]}; do
  expect -c "
            # exp_internal 1 # uncomment for debugging
            spawn /usr/bin/scp $username@$server:/var/logs/application/$build/server${i}/error.log $build/error-${i}.log
            expect { 
              "*password:*" { send $password\r\n; interact } 
              eof { exit }
            }
            exit
            "
  let "i=i+1"
done