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troubleshooting Question

expect: timeout for pattern action block only?

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mlnpscda asked on
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Is there a way to set a timeout for just a pattern action block independent of (or maybe subordinate to) the global timeout parameter?

set timeout 15

spawn telnet $target

send "\r"
expect {
      "login:"      { send "$AUTOUSER\r" ; exp_continue }
      "ssword:"        { send "$PASSWORD\r"; exp_continue }
      "$->"            { grab_stats }
      timeout            { send_log -- "GARBAGE OR CANNOT CONNECT\n"; exit }  ## Can the  timeout for this default be set up less than the global timeout set above?
      }


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