Pssh – Execute Commands on Multiple Remote Linux Servers Using Single Terminal

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28 Responses

  1. Otheus says:

    I feel sorry for the author of `pssh` and this blog. `pdsh` is written in C and has been maintained since the early 2000s. http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdsh/

  2. Prashant says:

    Hi this is a very good article, but i think it is only works when you have root password.
    And also one it will not work if root having different passwords on other servers.
    Am i right??
    Do you know any other commands for sudo users for the same purpose?

  3. Jalal Hajigholamali says:

    Thanks a lot
    Very nice and useful article
    Thanks again

  4. Vinay says:

    I’ve coded this small tool – MultiSSH, which can be run in windows to ssh to multiple linux servers and run a command and capture the output.
    Download link below
    http://mqclient.com/downloads.php?cat_id=4&download_id=17
    Its a very easy to use tool and self explanatory.

  5. Mulot says:

    How to solve this when connecting?

    “Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)?
    Host key verification failed.”

    and then moved on to the next IP.

  6. Miguel Espinar says:

    Nice post and good tool, but with a bash script and ssh is not difficult you can get similar results.

  7. Rafael Rojas says:

    Hi nice post. What about if the servers has different password?

  8. Mark Seger says:

    Just out of curiosity, how is this different from pdsh, the parallel distributed shell which has been running ssh commands in parallel for at least 15 years or more.
    -mark

  9. Aaron Kili K says:

    Just read about it. I thinks its good too. We shall try it and write about it

    • Ravi Saive says:

      @

      @Ham,
      Thanks for telling us about that tsshbatch tool, we will try to write on separate article on this tool in our upcoming article..

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