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Topic # 114633 26-Feb-2013 10:38 Send private message

I know what I'm trying to accomplish, I just need to be pointed in the right direction.

I'm trying to write a bash file to backup a router's settings once a month. The problem is... sonicwall have an annoying way of logging in. You can't just pass your username and password in via SSH, you have to enter it again. (here for example:http://tinyurl.com/atawg5l)

I know I should be somehow telling the bash file to "enter" strings or should I be using "expect"?

Either way, it's just the login which is kicking me to the curb, the backup command is pretty easy...

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  Reply # 770821 27-Feb-2013 00:20 Send private message

Have you thought about using a ssh key instead of a passphrase?




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  Reply # 770827 27-Feb-2013 00:42 Send private message

Can you run the script from the sonicwall via a cron job so that you push the config to another server?



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  Reply # 770844 27-Feb-2013 07:18 Send private message

valtam: Have you thought about using a ssh key instead of a passphrase?


I don't think the sonicwall is capable of that



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  Reply # 770845 27-Feb-2013 07:21 Send private message

insane: Can you run the script from the sonicwall via a cron job so that you push the config to another server?


That job would still have to login to the firewall though?

The command I need to run:

send "export preferences ftp --ip address-- --username-- --password-- F/WName-$(date +%Y-%m-%d).exp\n"

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