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How to get the output from telnet commands in Perl?

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  1. use Net::telnet
  2. telnet->open($host);
  3. telnet->logint("rrot","rut"
  4. $a=telnet->cmd("ls");
using telnet i am running this command to remote machine its is connecting to remote machine.
but the output of "ls" is not coming in $a.
a is having the status of the ls command it is not having results .a is having 0 or 1.
ouput is not coming in a
Nov 5 '10 #1
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toolic
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Try to capture the cmd output into an array variable instead of a scalar variable:

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  1. my @lines = $telnet->cmd("ls");
This is discussed in the cmd section of the Net::Telnet documentation.
Nov 5 '10 #2

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