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I'm trying to run a remote command on an SSH server via the Remote command field of the PuTTY Configuration dialog (Connection -> SSH) and every time I do the window closes before I've had a chance to read the output of that command.

Here's a screenshot:

http://www.snapfiles.com/screenfiles/putty2.gif

Any ideas?

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why dont you login and run the command regularly? –  Pazis Nov 21 '13 at 8:57

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Simply add a read to your command, for example:

uptime && read

This will show the output of uptime and then waits for you to press the enter key.

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That works great unless you're connecting to something like a switch or router or something that might not have read as a command. –  neubert Nov 21 '13 at 20:09

putty has a setting to do exactly what you want: http://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/0.60/htmldoc/Chapter4.html#config-closeonexit

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