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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: SSH Tasks
Date Thu, 20 Feb 2003 17:12:17 GMT
On Thu, 20 Feb 2003, Rob H. Anderson <>

> The ssh task is different from the telnet task in that is not meant
> to handle an interactive shell session, beyond the password
> authentication.

Why not?

> It is meant to provide the ability to execute commands remotely as
> if you were running ssh as follows:
> ssh username@hostname 'command arg'

Which could be seen as a degenerate case with just a single <write>.

> This sort of thing would be much more difficult to program (and
> maintain) as well.

I must admit that I'm not familiar with the jsch code at all, so I
can't comment on this.


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