How to log output of remote ssh session ?


There are many instances when you are going to ssh to remote server for troubleshooting and data gathering purposes and you want to save those data in your computer.
There is a useful “tee” command which could be used to log all output in a remote ssh session. What it will actually do is that it will generate one file which will capture all the commands as well as their output.
ssh user@remote.server.com | tee /path/of/log/file

This command is very useful for troubleshooting purposes.

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Hi All I am Manish Kumar Jha aka Alex Hunt. I am currently working in VMware Software India Pvt Ltd as Operations System Engineer (vCloud Air Operations). I have around 5 Years of IT experience and have exposure on VMware vSphere, vCloud Director, RHEL and modern data center technologies like Cisco UCS and Cisco Nexus 1000v and NSX. If you find any post informational to you please press like and share it across social media and leave your comments if you want to discuss further on any post. Disclaimer: All the information on this website is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. I don’t make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information you find on this blog is strictly at your own risk. The Views and opinions published on this blog are my own and not the opinions of my employer or any of the vendors of the product discussed.
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