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Re: How to schedule for a repeated task?

On Sunday 02 May 2010 04:16 PM, d.sastre.medina@gmail.com wrote:
On Sun, May 02, 2010 at 10:11:43AM +0100, hadi motamedi wrote:
Dear All
I need to schedule for a repeated task on my Debian server, as the
-) Telnet to a remote node
-) Issue a command
-) Capture the output in a log
-) Logout from Telnet
-) Wait for a prescribed time interval
-) Then redo , but append the subsequent output in just on file
Can you please let me know which options do we have to write such a task?
Thank you

For that task, you want expect.
To schedule it, you need cron.


yes expect will help better to achieve telnetting part.

you can either use at or cron to schedule it.

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