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# 1  
Old 08-13-2009
If else then exit

Hi,

if [ 'grep notice $file' ]
then
mailx -s " MESSAGE " abc@xyz.com < $file
else
exit
fi

Could you let me know if the pattern is not found will the script exit.
# 2  
Old 08-13-2009
Please can you elaborate the variables used in the script.

Cheers,
Shazin
# 3  
Old 08-13-2009
Hi Shazin,

We need to grep for a pattern from a given file, if the pattern is found we need to mail to an address. Else the script should quit.

if [ 'grep notice /export/home/test/test.log' ]
then
mailx -s " MESSAGE " abc@xyz.com < /export/home/test/test.log
else
exit
fi
# 4  
Old 08-13-2009
try to capture the return code of grep..
Code:
grep -q "notice" $file
if [ $? -ne 0 ] ; then
exit
else
mailx -s " MESSAGE " abc@xyz.com < $file
fi

# 5  
Old 08-13-2009
Plan B Smilie

Code:
FILE=/export/home/test/test.log
if [ -z "$( grep 'notice' $FILE )" ]
then
  exit 1
fi
mailx -s " MESSAGE " abc@xyz.com < $FILE
exit 0

# 6  
Old 08-13-2009
Thanks dr.house, it worked.
# 7  
Old 08-13-2009
Hi,

Youo can also use the below scripts :

Code:
grep notice $file
if [ $? -eq 0 ] ; then
mailx -s " MESSAGE " abc@xyz.com < $file
else
exit
fi

Sorry for late reply Smilie

Best Regards,
Shazin

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