Scheduling PANOS command using ssh?

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Scheduling PANOS command using ssh?

L4 Transporter

I'd like to have a command run on our PAN at a scheduled interval.

I know this can't be done "on-box" but I should be able to schedule a job to connect to the PAN and run the command.

I've been experimenting with plink and whilst I can make it connect and give me an interactive shell, I simply cannot get it to connect and then run the command I want.

The command is simply "clear arp all".

Any suggestions please?  The tool doesn't have to be putty or plink.

Thanks a lot.

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L6 Presenter

How about using some flavor of Unix to execute a cron job to run at your discretion? The cron job can execute a perl script that entails ssh'ng into the pan device and executing the clear arp all command.

Here's an example of the crontab feature:

http://www.pantz.org/software/cron/croninfo.html

-Renato

Hi I recommend you to use a linux environment and the use of the "expect" tool.

Expect is very easy to use and you can create a file containing what command do you want to execute and which is the result we want to expect.

Look this link http://nixcraft.com/shell-scripting/12936-taking-command-line-argument-expect-script.html its an example, If you have any questions can contact me 🙂

Regards

Albert Estevez

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