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Old 08-11-2015
Search a template file and replace with input

Hi I have a CommonTemplateStop.template file . Inside the file i need to replace the variables DepName and CompInsName with the values(Trade and TradeIns) specified in the script. I have written the below .sh script in linux server which will read the .template file and has to replace the 2 parameters DepName and CompInsName with the values specified in the script .When i call the script below i get the below error:
sed: -e expression #1, char 9: missing command
sed: -e expression #1, char 13: missing command

Am quite a novice in unix scripting. Any help is appreciated.

cat $templatefile|sed -e "/DepName/"
cat $templatefile|sed -e "/CompInsName/"

Template file given below :

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
    <author>sdutta on host SDuttaDT( at 15:49 Wed, Jul 29, 2015</author>
    <lastModification>sdutta on host SDuttaDT( at 11:46 Tue, Aug 11, 2015</lastModification>
        <name><![CDATA[COM.TIBCO.admin.TRA:getComponentInstanceStatus(Component Instance=${External.CompInsName}, Deployment=${External.DepName}):15]]></name>
            <dataElement name="Deployment">
                <dataObject class="java.lang.String" ><![CDATA[${External.DepName}]]></dataObject>
            <dataElement name="Component Instance">
                <dataObject class="java.lang.String" ><![CDATA[${External.CompInsName}]]></dataObject>

# 2  
Old 08-11-2015
where is the $ for the variable? e.g.

Last edited by vbe; 08-11-2015 at 01:40 PM.. Reason: forgot [/code]...
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# 3  
Old 08-11-2015
The error msgs are correct - there's no sed command, just addresses. Try
sed "s/CompInsName/$CompInsName/;s/DepName/$DepName/g" file

but make sure the variables don't have "/" in them.
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Old 08-11-2015
Examples of commands that sed complains about, would be:
sed -n "/DepName/p" "$templatefile"
sed  "/DepName/!d" "$templatefile"

Last edited by Scrutinizer; 08-11-2015 at 04:00 PM..
# 5  
Old 08-12-2015
Hi I got the desired output file. Thanks ALL Smilie

sed "s/CompInsName/$CompInsName/;s/DepName/$DepName/g" $templatefile > /usr/tmp/autoconfig/CommonTemplateStop.hrb
chmod 774 /usr/tmp/autoconfig/CommonTemplateStop.hrb

Last edited by samrat dutta; 08-12-2015 at 06:27 PM..
# 6  
Old 08-13-2015
Are you sure you need the 774 permission on that file?
# 7  
Old 08-14-2015
Well Rudi i gave that permission just to make sure that the final file is readable and executable. This file shall be invoked by a monitoring application called TIBCO Hawk and the rules implemented.

Do you suggest otherwise?

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