I came across this in secureCRT and thought I would share it.
When labing things up (and indeed on real networks), there are times when you need to send the same command to multiple devices. you can of course copy and paste between the sessions but what about if you want to past the exact same block of configuration to 20 devices, or just want to do something simple like save the running configuration on your devices in you lab before you close down?
Well SecureCRT has a nice little feature to do this, so before enabled secure CRT looks much like below, as you can see I have several tabs open.
However by going in to the view menu up the top there is a option to enable the “chat window”, this will bring up an extra panel at the bottom of the screen. Then by right clicking in this new panel you can enable the “send chat to all tabs” option as shown below.
Now any command typed in the chat window will be sent to all devices. Commands typed in the main terminal are still only sent to a single device.
What would be even nicer is if you could highlight multiple tabs and have the commands only sent to those terminal sessions. At the moment it is an all or nothing solution, maybe I will go suggest it to them as an improvement for future versions 🙂
The more I use CRT the more I like it, written quite a few scripts for it now, if you know any VB script or Java you can pretty much do what ever you like as SecureCRT has a nice simple API in to it.
I am finally moving house this week, so after that should have more time to post on here, and will take some of the script I have and tidy them up and post them for people.
Yeah that’s pretty good!
I use Kiwi Cattools usually, but that involves moving away from your SSH Client.
I have used SCRT before, but never found favour with it.
Might give it another go 🙂
Kiwi Cat tools is a awesome product, pity they got brought out by Solar winds and it was even cheaper before. But I use to use that to manage a few hundred cisco devices in the past.
Installed as a service its one very useful yet simple app.
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I have very little knowledge of computer programming however I had been hoping to start my own blog in the near future.
Anyhow, should you have any suggestions or techniques for new blog owners please share.
I know this is off subject however I simply needed to ask.
how can i use multiple tap in top of securecrt ?