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Verbose Remote Ssh (With Echo)

I usually manage website deployment with bash scripts that run remote commands on the servers

In order that I can see what is going on and debug any errors verbose output is useful.

Running “bash -ex” causes each line to be output as it progresses and halt on any error so that you don’t miss it.

within the remote command “set -x” cuase bash to echo all commands

!/bin/bash -ex

ssh -T user@server << EOF set -x echo foo > /dev/null EOF

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