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I want to live monitor a logfile generated on a remote linux host with a windows tool.

I'm looking for something like:

$> ssh remoteserver 'tail -F /var/log/err.log' | tool.exe

But on Windows. Sadly there is no way around it.

tool.exe supports reading from stdin.

Any ideas on how to accomplish this without hacking an ssh-connection directly into tool.exe?

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$> plink.exe remoteserver 'tail -f /var/log/err.log' | tool.exe

does the trick (plink.exe is from puTTY toolset)

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