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From <Kajsa.Ander...@thomsonreuters.com>
Subject RE: Is there a login "wait for password" target/task?
Date Fri, 20 Feb 2009 18:07:27 GMT
For our Perforce tasks that we've automated with Ant, we login once
outside the script, and just save the login ticket that perforce
creates. Is that an option?

Kajsa Anderson
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Pontarelli [mailto:brian@pontarelli.com] 
> Sent: Friday, February 20, 2009 12:02 PM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Re: Is there a login "wait for password" target/task?
> 
> >
> > I noticed the <telnet> task automates a remote telnet 
> session, using 
> > <read> and <write> to indicate strings to wait for and 
> specify text to 
> > send.
> >
> > Is there any more generic task that can do this? I'm trying 
> to access 
> > a remote db system that prompts for a password. (Actually it's 
> > Perforce, but I didn't see any perforce targets that can do logins.)
> 
> 
> Since most systems have their own protocols and 
> authentication mechanisms, you might need to to find a 
> specific task for Perforce.  
> I'm not sure how Perforce does its remote communication, but 
> if it uses HTTP like SubVersion, you can use the http 
> tasks/types. However, you might run into some issues with 
> authentication with those base tasks/types. I had to write my 
> own tasks/types because of authentication issues.
> 
> -bp
> 
> 
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