Batch deployment of DSA key (SSH) and schedule backup with export

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UNDER DEVELOPMENT

Use SSH to execute commands (DSA key login) shows you how to create a DSA key file.

%ssh-keygen -t dsa

This creates a DSA key pair that is compatible with Mikrotik.

Make a file on your *nix host with the following content. Call the fil

#!/bin/sh

scp id_dsa.pub admin@$1:.
ssh admin@$1 "user ssh-keys import file=id_dsa.pub user=admin"
echo "$1 " >> node_list

$1 in this script is the first argument passed from command line with the script. It should be a hostname or a ip adresse.

sh distr_key.sh 192.168.10.1
(make this file executible with "chmod 755 distr_key.sh" to avoid execute the shell with paramentre)

You will be prompted for the admin password twice, once for the file transfer and once for the import dsa-key command. When the script ends it will apply the hostname or ip adresse to a new file called "node_list". This file will be used later on for the backup/export script.