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.


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:


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 its an example, If you have any questions can contact me 🙂


Albert Estevez

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