How to make an SSH connection to another server in Perl

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Download and install the Net::SSH::Perl module.

~]# cpan
~]# force install Net::SSH::Perl


Or install Net::SSH:Perl using this method.

curl -L | perl - --sudo App::cpanminus
cpanm Net::SSH::Perl


Create an SSH connection to another host.


use strict;
use warnings;
use Net::SSH::Perl;

my $host = "your_hostname";
my $user = "your_username";
my $pass = "your_password";

my $ssh = Net::SSH::Perl->new($host);
$ssh->login($user, $pass);
my ($stdout, $stderr, $exit) = $ssh->cmd("type the commands you want to run on the remote host here");

print "Standard Out: $stdout\n";
print "Standard Err: $stderr\n";
print "Exit Code: $exit\n";


Running the script will produce the following output.

Standard Out:
Standard Err: 
Exit code: 0


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