Connect to a Unix server from VB and automate the login process
Posted on 2001-08-03
I have a VB front end that pulls all my IP addresses for different switches into a text box. My goal is to click a button and get a telnet session open to the IP address in my text box....but due to security issues, I need to telnet into our NMS server(UNIX) before I can telnet to a particular switch. Is there a way to automate the login process to my unix server and then run the telnet command to the IP address in my Text box ? Here is how I am opening a telnet session to my Server..
shell "telnet " & IP, vbnormalfocus
Any help is appreciated....