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🚀 SSH for GitHub Actions

GitHub Action for executing remote ssh commands.

ssh workflow

Actions Status

Usage

Executing remote ssh commands.

name: remote ssh command
on: [push]
jobs:

  build:
    name: Build
    runs-on: ubuntu-latest
    steps:
    - name: executing remote ssh commands using password
      uses: appleboy/ssh-action@master
      with:
        host: ${{ secrets.HOST }}
        username: ${{ secrets.USERNAME }}
        password: ${{ secrets.PASSWORD }}
        port: ${{ secrets.PORT }}
        script: whoami

output:

======CMD======
whoami
======END======
out: ***
==========================================
Successfully executed commands to all host.
==========================================

Input variables

see the action.yml file for more detail imformation.

  • host - scp remote host
  • port - scp remote port, default is 22
  • username - scp username
  • password - scp password
  • timeout - timeout for ssh to remote host, default is 30s
  • command_timeout - timeout for scp command, default is 1m
  • key - content of ssh private key. ex raw content of ~/.ssh/id_rsa
  • key_path - path of ssh private key
  • script - execute commands
  • script_stop - stop script after first failure
  • envs - pass environment variable to shell script
  • debug - enable debug mode

Example

Executing remote ssh commands using password.

- name: executing remote ssh commands using password
  uses: appleboy/ssh-action@master
  with:
    host: ${{ secrets.HOST }}
    username: ${{ secrets.USERNAME }}
    password: ${{ secrets.PASSWORD }}
    port: ${{ secrets.PORT }}
    script: whoami

Using private key

- name: executing remote ssh commands using ssh key
  uses: appleboy/ssh-action@master
  with:
    host: ${{ secrets.HOST }}
    username: ${{ secrets.USERNAME }}
    key: ${{ secrets.KEY }}
    port: ${{ secrets.PORT }}
    script: whoami

Multiple Commands

- name: multiple command
  uses: appleboy/ssh-action@master
  with:
    host: ${{ secrets.HOST }}
    username: ${{ secrets.USERNAME }}
    key: ${{ secrets.KEY }}
    port: ${{ secrets.PORT }}
    script: |
      whoami
      ls -al

result

Multiple Hosts

  uses: appleboy/ssh-action@master
  with:
-   host: "foo.com"
+   host: "foo.com,bar.com"
    username: ${{ secrets.USERNAME }}
    key: ${{ secrets.KEY }}
    port: ${{ secrets.PORT }}
    script: |
      whoami
      ls -al

Pass environment variable to shell script

  uses: appleboy/ssh-action@master
+ env:
+   FOO: "BAR"
  with:
    host: ${{ secrets.HOST }}
    username: ${{ secrets.USERNAME }}
    key: ${{ secrets.KEY }}
    port: ${{ secrets.PORT }}
+   envs: FOO
    script: |
      echo "I am $FOO"
      echo "I am $BAR"

Stop script after first failure. ex: missing abc folder

- name: stop script if command error
  uses: appleboy/ssh-action@master
  with:
    host: ${{ secrets.HOST }}
    username: ${{ secrets.USERNAME }}
    key: ${{ secrets.KEY }}
    port: ${{ secrets.PORT }}
    script_stop: true
    script: "mkdir abc/def,ls -al"
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