Linux shell script to reboot a few linux machines

Dear experts,

I am task with something I have never done before.

I am sure is easy for some of you :)

I need to execute a linux shell script from our network that will connect ssh to this devices and reboot them with 15 minutes difference.

I imagine it will look something like this:


HOSTS="host1 host2 host3"
SCRIPT="pwd; ls"
for HOSTNAME in ${HOSTS} ; do
    ssh -l ${USERNAME} ${HOSTNAME} "${SCRIPT}"
Need to connect the reboot command with the ssh connection

for p in server1 server2 server3
  ssh ${p} sudo reboot
  sleep 900

 I need it to connect and reboot after 15 minutes from the first machine rebooted.

marceloNYCMiddle-Tier AdministratorAsked:
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Steven VonaCommented:
You are going to need SSH keys for password less (no password prompt) login.

You will also need sudo setup so the user can reboot the server without being asked for their password.

HOSTS=( host1 host2 host3 )
echo "Array is ${HOSTS[@]}"
for HOSTNAME in "${HOSTS[@]}"; do
        echo "Rebooting $HOSTNAME..."
        ssh $username@$HOSTNAME "sudo reboot"
        sleep 900

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marceloNYCMiddle-Tier AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Thank you!
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