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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
Guys please help me I have a linux class and I want to write a shell script who shows which user loged in and show the process that are active in his/her shell in another text file and email that file to root just when the user loged out
Thanks every bod (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: hamedk1122
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
for security reasons my compagny imposes that my script be launch remotly via ssh under the users login shell.
So serverA launches the ssh command to serverB which has a local user with my script as a login shell.
Local script works like a charm on his own.
serverB$ grep... (20 Replies)
Discussion started by: maverick72
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
i want to login as a different user inside a shell script and then call another shell script from that script.
how to do that?
original script : script_A.sh
so when the script_A.sh is called , i want to login as a different user and then call another shell script(script_B.sh) from... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Little
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need help in writing a script which should say which user has used or logged in in the server from past one month using FTP or TELNET and the output should be of the form
Username Service NumberofTimes Date.
Thanks in Advance.
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Discussion started by: rama krishna
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can anyone pls help me to automate login to cvs. I basically want to login to cvs and update a file.
the script always gets to the login and returns the prompt for a password.
Is there any way to send the password in the script itself.
Here is the script:
#!/bin/ksh... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: raghu_shekar
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am a complete Unix novice and need some help with creating a login shell script. I have created a file with user details i.e. PIN, name etc and require help in recalling the specified details from the file and being prompted for a password on login. Any help would be very much appreciated.... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: tdsrogers
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
This is my first post. Need your favour guys.
I need to authenticate syabse login/password thru shell script.
I am getting the ID & Pwd form user and storing it in variable..
But how to authenticate and echo user back if the id/pwd doesnt work.
isql -U$1 -P$2 -S$3 ??
thanks in... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: libin4u2000
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Any help on this ..... its a bit urgent !!!!
Can anybody provide info about the following???
i want to issue su (switch user) command from within a shell script
how to take the password without user intervention from the shell script only???? i.e using apssword which is already... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: skyineyes
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I would like to login from one unix-system with a (tcsh)-script to an other unix-system.The login-procedure and the transmission of username, resp. password runs via ssh.
The problem is after logging onto the remote server once "Enter" has to be pressed, before one gets to the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Juergen Paepke
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
is it possible for me to have a shell script log me in to a telnet session? i have in mind something along the lines of
% telnet host < script, where the first two lines of script will be username and pass followed by a list of commands to execute on the remote host.
this doesn t work as... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: lethe
chsh(1) General Commands Manual chsh(1)
chsh - change default login shell
The command changes the login-shell for a user's login name in the repository (see passwd(1)).
The DCE repository is only available if Integrated Login has been configured; see auth.adm(1M). If Integrated Login has been configured,
other considerations apply. A user with appropriate DCE privileges is capable of modifying a user's shell; this is not dependent upon
If the repository is not specified (as in [login-name]), the login shell is changed in the file only.
Run after running to make sure the information was processed correctly.
The command is a hard link to the command. When is executed, actually the command gets executed with appropriate arguments to change the
user login shell in the repository specified in command line. If no repository is specified, the login shell is changed in the file.
login-name A login name of a user.
shell The absolute path name of a shell. If the file exists, the new login shell must be listed in that file. Otherwise, you
can specify one of the standard shells listed in the getusershell(3C) manual entry. If shell is omitted, it defaults to
the POSIX shell,
The following option is recognized:
Specify the repository to which the operation is to be applied.
Supported repositories include and
You must have appropriate privileges to use the optional login-name argument to change another user's login shell.
File can be implemented as a Network Information Service (NIS) database.
To change the login shell for user to the default:
To change the login shell for user to the C shell:
To change the login shell for user to the Korn shell in the DCE registry:
If two or more users try to write the file at the same time, a passwd locking mechanism was devised. If this locking fails after subse-
quent retrying, terminates.
was developed by HP and the University of California, Berkeley.
chfn(1), csh(1), ksh(1), passwd(1), sh(1), sh-posix(1), getusershell(3C), pam(3), passwd(4), shells(4).