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Autoscript for unix administration

Posted on 2006-10-29
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Hello,
does anybody know what "autoscript for unix administration" is?
Is this a tool, where can you get it from?

Thanks for your answer.

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chris
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Context?

Where did you hear about it?



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by:cjo4hint
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i heard that something like this exists, I would like to know more about it.
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Never heard of it. However UNIX can be administered from a GUI interface and there are plenty of tools that can 'record' the clicky button and typing dialogue - then play it back at some later time; this is generically called autoscripting , but I would certainly no advocate such a tool for the administration of a UNIX box. I guess this chinese whisper is another result of windows games players(renowned for autoscripting), experimenting with linux - and trying to overlap the technology stacks.

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JJ
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