Automate Cisco ssh connections with plink in Windows

A quick and dirty way to send a bunch of commands to any ssh device (in my case, Cisco appliances)… create a plain old batch file with commands echoed inside: execute the batch, piping its output to plink.exe (putty command link ssh client): c:\> commands.bat | plink -ssh -l username -pw password

May 27, 2013 · Andrea Manzini