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Old 07-24-2009
First go at scripting

I am in the process of writing my first script using Bash and not sure where to go from here and wondered if you could help a bit…. I am trying to go through Connect Direct files and search for a specific date (20090714) and type (CEC,CEP,CEM) to pull out of the file. If it is archived I need to check the directory to see if it is a zipped file (history files named like this: STATARCH-20090714-20090714.Z ) unzip the file and rename to normal name (like this: a S20090721.081) and then tie into the piece explained above. Any input would be grateful!

Last edited by freddie88; 07-24-2009 at 10:17 AM..
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Old 07-24-2009
show us what you've tried so far and where you've problems...
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Old 07-24-2009
What are/is "Connect Direct files"? What have you done so far?
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Old 07-24-2009
echo "Please enter the date for CD info wanted: \c"
read rrd_date
echo "Please enter CEC CEM or CEP: \c"
read file_name
sleep 2
# Create the output file with CEC CEP or CEM information
echo "Creating $file_name file"
cd /opt/cdunix/work/vcndm
sleep 2
grep $file_name S2*$rrd_date.* >~/rrd$rrd_date$file_name               
echo "output rrd$rrd_date$file_name file created"
sleep 2
echo $FILE
while read line
        # store field 1
        F1=$(echo $line | cut -d$FS -f1)
        echo "$F1" >>~/cdrrdout$rrd_date$file_name
        # store field 2
        F2=$(echo $line | cut -d$FS -f2)
        echo "$F2" >>~/cdrrdout$rrd_date$file_name
        # store field 18
        F18=$(echo $line | cut -d$FS -f18)
        echo "$F18" >>~/cdrrdout$rrd_date$file_name
        # store field 19
        F19=$(echo $line | cut -d$FS -f19)
        echo "$F19" >>~/cdrrdout$rrd_date$file_name
        echo " " >>~/cdrrdout$rrd_date$file_name
done < $FILE
echo "cdrrdout$rrd_date$file_name has been created"

This part works... just not sure how to incorporate if the file was archived (zipped) into this process.

---------- Post updated at 08:49 AM ---------- Previous update was at 08:47 AM ----------

Connect Direct/NDM file transmissions

Next time use CODE-tags when posting code, data or logs to enhance readability and to preserve foramtting like indention etc., ty.

---------- Post updated at 09:40 AM ---------- Previous update was at 08:49 AM ----------

was also wondering if egrep would be better to use instead of grep when looking at the file?

Last edited by zaxxon; 07-24-2009 at 10:58 AM.. Reason: daily CODE tags
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Old 07-28-2009
guess no one wants to help me......Smilie
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Old 07-28-2009
you can check the file extention by using..
echo ${file_name##*.}

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