vbcript and plink help

I have the following line it does not appear to be processing the exit portion
strSSHCmd1 = "cmd.exe /c " & chr(34) & "echo n | C:\apps\GatherEPS\plink.exe -l $user -pw $pass " & Trim(adoRS("EPSIPAddress")) & " exit " & chr(34)

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I know it is better to import the keys but due to company requirements that's not an option.

Thanks for any help you can provide
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aikimarkCommented:
why are you using the exit and echo commands?

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Robberbaron (robr)Commented:
@akimark i think he is trying to bypass the question about plink wanting to create a ssh key, then exit immediately.

1, piping n to the plink command appears to work for me.
1.1  but if i use ls as the command, it exits immediately without needing the exit command.

C:\tools>echo n | plink 192.168.112.1 -l admin -pw whoknows ls
The server's host key is not cached in the registry. You
have no guarantee that the server is the computer you
think it is.
The server's rsa2 key fingerprint is:
ssh-rsa 1040 c2:xx:fb:9e:xx:e0:e4:84:xxxxxxxxxxxx
If you trust this host, enter "y" to add the key to
PuTTY's cache and carry on connecting.
If you want to carry on connecting just once, without
adding the key to the cache, enter "n".
If you do not trust this host, press Return to abandon the
connection.
Store key in cache? (y/n)  > CLI exiting now.

Bye bye. Have a nice day!!!

C:\tools>

2. are you certain the EPSIPaddress is being reported correctly ?
2,1 to debug this I would setup the commandline first so you can echo it out.
2.2  maybe your password has a space ?  put quotes around that too.  but then again, where are you getting the $user from ?  if you are trying to use envionment variables, in DOS, use %user%

cmdPlink = "echo n | C:\apps\GatherEPS\plink.exe -l $user -pw $pass " & Trim(adoRS("EPSIPAddress")) & " exit "
wscript.echo cmdPlink

strSSHCmd1 = "cmd.exe /c " & chr(34) & cmdPlink & chr(34)

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