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Old 11-14-2017   -   Original Discussion by SkySmart
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echo "'/var/FTPROOT/px/sci/archive/20171102070057904-DY_DC04_Daily Inventory Sync-en-us.csv' '/var/FTPROOT/px/sci/archive/20171102070058291-DY_DC07_Daily Inventory Sync-en-us.csv'" | 
awk '{for(i=2; i<=NF; i+=2) gsub(" ","*",$i)}1' FS=\' OFS=\'

You need the double quotes around the line with the single quoted paths, otherwise the single quotes will be interpreted and removed by the shell and never reach sed or awk.

That is, if you need to specify the paths on a single line

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