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Syntax Error: unexpected argument "rm" using SSH

Im2
Nimbostratus
Nimbostratus

Hi,

I'm struggling with this and will be happy for some help. I'm trying to send this command to a remote BigIP device:

ssh <username>@<device_ip> 'rm -v -f <remote_directory<remote_file>'

And receive the following error: 'Syntax Error: unexpected argument "rm" '

I verified that the username and device IP are valid (no special characters or anything like that). I would mention that other commands that are sent in ssh succeed, such as:

ssh netstat -nr

What can be the issue?

Thanks a lot for the help 🙂

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