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Is it necessary to logout or close spawn process

Posted by Kan (Kan), 28 November 2005
I've prepared a expect script to spawn telnet session into 2 different routers, one after another.  

My concern is whether I have to send "logout" at the end of each telnet session or do I use "close -i $spawn_id". Or is the exit command at end of script sufficient to terminate both telnet sessions?

#!/usr/bin/expect
spawn telnet firstRouterIP
expect "Login: "
send "firstRouterLogin"
expect "rtr1>"
send "sho ip cir"
expect "rtr1>"
spawn telnet secondRouterIP
expect "Login: "
send "secondRouterLogin"
expect "rtr2>"
send "sho ip cir"
expect "rtr2>"
exit


Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 28 November 2005
I think the telnet processes will die without leaving anything behind when you exit from the Tcl ... a bit messily but OK.



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