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Issues with automatic SSH script for Sonicwall firewall

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#1 MSgherzi


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Posted 04 March 2016 - 05:48 PM

Hey guys,


First post here and I'm having an issue I'm hoping someone can help with.


I am trying to create a batch file that uses putty to automatically log into and reboot our Sonicwall firewalls on a scheduled task. I'm testing this with our NSA 3600 first.


When I use the CLI "putty.exe -ssh -l admin -pw password" It brings me to the console, logs me in as admin, but it still asks me for my password even though it's in the syntax. Everything is followed per putty's documentation.


If I try adding "-m commands.txt" and add the password there as a command line, it just disconnects with a fatal error.



Any suggestions?





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#2 5n34k


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Posted 01 April 2016 - 10:39 AM

The syntax should be as follows:


putty.exe -ssh admin@ -pw password

#3 imort


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Posted 14 June 2016 - 08:08 AM

Any suggestions?


Try using the 'plink' utility

It's a command-line utility which is used for login to the server and execute batch of the commands from command line or file.

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