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Simple Perl Script To Ease Console Server Use On Linux And Unix

Jun 26, 2008, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Tremell)

[ Thanks to Mike Golvach for this link. ]

"Well, it's been a good long time (almost a week) since I've posted anything but numbered lists of, hopefully, useful information. It's about time for a little scripting. So, just to maintain my sanity (if not your own--assuming you follow this blog a bit, for which I thank you), today I'm putting up a little Perl script I wrote to maintain connections to a simple Cyclades console server. It can be re-worked fairly easily to connect to multiple console servers of any kind.

"Technically, this script could be used for any server which accepts connections over telnet (Which this script is set up to use, even though I'm pretty sure I fought the good fight arguing against it)..."

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