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Old 05-27-2010
sending variable value via mailx

Hi all,
I need to send a variable value in the script through mailx. Please find the script below but its not working.
agents=`grep "Tot Agents " snapshot.dbm`
if (( $? == 0 )); then
   mailx $agents

Last edited by Scott; 05-27-2010 at 05:54 AM.. Reason: Added code tags
# 2  
Old 05-27-2010

Something like:
agents=$(grep "Tot Agents " snapshot.dbm)
if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then
   echo "$agents" | mailx

# 3  
Old 05-27-2010
Its working. Thanks alot.
# 4  
Old 05-27-2010
if you want to have the variable in the subject:

echo | mailx -s "this is my $VARIABLE"

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