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NAME ^

Rex - Remote Execution

DESCRIPTION ^

(R)?ex is a small script to ease the execution of remote commands. You can write small tasks in a file named Rexfile.

You can find examples and howtos on http://rexify.org/

GETTING HELP ^

SYNOPSIS ^

 use strict;
 use warnings;

 user "root";
 password "ch4ngem3";

 desc "Show Unix version";
 task "uname", sub {
    say run "uname -a";
 };

 bash# rex -H "server[01..10]" uname

See Rex::Commands for a list of all commands you can use.

CLASS METHODS ^

get_current_connection

This function is deprecated since 0.28! See Rex::Commands::connection.

Returns the current connection as a hashRef.

server

The server name

ssh

1 if it is a ssh connection, 0 if not.

is_ssh

Returns 1 if the current connection is a ssh connection. 0 if not.

is_local

Returns 1 if the current connection is local. Otherwise 0.

is_sudo

Returns 1 if the current operation is executed within sudo.

get_sftp

Returns the sftp object for the current ssh connection.

connect

Use this function to create a connection if you use Rex as a library.

 use Rex;
 use Rex::Commands::Run;
 use Rex::Commands::Fs;

 Rex::connect(
   server    => "remotehost",
   user      => "root",
   password   => "f00b4r",
   private_key => "/path/to/private/key/file",
   public_key  => "/path/to/public/key/file",
 );

 if(is_file("/foo/bar")) {
   print "Do something...\n";
 }

 my $output = run("uptime");

CONTRIBUTORS ^

Many thanks to the contributors for their work. Please see CONTRIBUTORS file for a complete list.

LICENSE ^

Rex is a free software, licensed under: The Apache License, Version 2.0, January 2004

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