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Help needed for Net::SCP::Expect

Help needed for Net::SCP::Expect

Help needed for Net::SCP::Expect

(OP)
Hi there,

I need to use Net::SCP::Expect to transfer file from one server to another. I am using ActivePerl for my development.

Here is my test code

use strict;
use warnings;
use Net::SCP::Expect;
my $scpe = Net::SCP::Expect->new(host=>$host, user=>$user, password=>$pass, option=>'StrickHostKeyChecking=no',port =>22) || die "ERROR: Uable to login\n";
$scpe->scp('test.txt', '/home/ywang');
print "Done\n";

It gives the following error
Can't locate object method "new" via package "Expect" (perhaps you forgot to load "Expect"?)

There is a thread for the same problem I have, but I could not find the solution from it. Could anyone provide me some advice? Thank you very much!

RE: Help needed for Net::SCP::Expect

What line was this error thrown?

Is it moaning regarding your call to new, or as per the other thread on the subject http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=933740

Is Expect installed via PPM?

What package namespace does Expect set in its module?

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RE: Help needed for Net::SCP::Expect

(OP)
Here is the summary of how I get it work. Hope it can help others.

I have ActivePerl Business Edition (PPM) version 5.14 and ActiveState Perl Dev Kit (PDK) version 9.2 installed on my windows system. My perl script that to be run on a Solaris machine needs transfer files to another machine via a non-default secure port.

It seems Net::SCP::Expect module is the perfect candidate.

But Net::SCP::Expect does not show up in the PPM available package list. According to http://code.activestate.com/ppm/Net-SCP-Expect/, it is available for solaris.

So from a command prompt window, I run "perlapp --target solaris-sparc-32 --target-install Net::SCP::Expect"

Then within PDK, choose Solaris (SPARC,32 bit) as your target, then click MakeExecutable button. If anything module showed up as "Can't locate .. " error, just go to command prompt and run the above command to install that module.

Eventually, you should be able to make your script into executable.

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