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i write bash file contain sftp command ... but i have problem every time i execute bash sftp requests password of the remote server .. how i can give sftp password as default parameter ???

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SFTP uses SSH protocol. So, you can generate certificates using ssh-keygen and copy it to the remote server using ssh-copy-id. This way you can login without a password.

for more details, have a look at this page.

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Khaled's answer is probably your best option. You can also use expect for this, good for instances where you are not allowed to install keys for one reason or another.

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after i search a bout answer i found we can Automating SFTP using expect ... see the following link Automating SFTP using expect

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So...like I suggested two hours before you awarded yourself the answer? Nice... –  CarpeNoctem Dec 11 '10 at 6:46

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