Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2009 09:14:58 -0700
Reply-To: David Cabana <drcabana@GMAIL.COM>
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From: David Cabana <drcabana@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: submit SAS job on Unix from TextPad on PC
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On May 17, 8:58 pm, "goo...@britharvey.com" <goo...@britharvey.com>
> Hi -- I use TextPad on a Windows PC to edit SAS programs. I configured
> a tool in TextPad to batch submit a SAS job to Windows PC SAS and
> assigned this tool to a control key. I would like to do something
> similar to enable submitting the SAS program on a networked Unix
> server also running SAS. The Unix server requires SSH authentication,
> so I need to pass credentials each time I submit a program in Unix. I
> have tried using PuTTY Linnk (Plink). This works if I execute from the
> Windows command line, but it does not work when I submit from TextPad.
> The Plink web page says there is a bug in Plink that prevents
> submitting from within a program such as TextPad. Plink is open source
> and it does not appear that a bug fix is likely any time soon. I have
> not found any other software that supports this functionality and my
> IT department has been unable to help. Can anybody point me to a
> software package that will support this requirements Thanks.
I have done a lot of ssh work from Windows, and administering linux
systems. I have had excellent luck using Tunnelier as my ssh client.
I think it is much nicer than Putty/Plink. It's a free download at
I think it might just solve your problem; if it doesn't, feel free to
drop me a line. I might be able to suggest some other approaches.