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Shell scripts can save you time and effort, but if you don't protect your passwords, they can be a liability. Here's how to stay safe.


Bash scripts are an important part of a system administrator's job. They allow you to automate both mundane and critical tasks.

One of the best things with scripts is that they can run independently without human intervention, but sometimes it can be challenging to automate tasks that require user passwords. Let's look at how you can securely automate scripts that require passwords without compromising security.