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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
There are some files with suffix dates like abc_20032019.dat abc_17032019.dat
If at least one file exists then perform some operation else exit from execution.
If ] ]
echo " file exits"
echo " file does... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: Rajesh123
2. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I need to check whether a file exists and has been changed.
The file should contain a specific string. The file should also have been changed within the last ten seconds.
How do I do that? (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: locoroco
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have the below code written. However I am not getting the desired output
I am checking if the particular path has file in it.
ls -l /IRS2/IRS2_ODI/INFILE/*LS* 1>/dev/null 2>/dev/null
echo "File Exists"
... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Shanmugapriya D
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
bash in RHEL 6.3
I have these 2 files with strings.
$ cat someStrings.txt
$$ cat checkIF.txt
$I need to search for strings in someStrings.txt file that matches the patterns in checkIF.txt file.
The strings in... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: kraljic
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to check if the file exists or not in the directory.
i am trying below code but not working.
if ]; then
echo "file found"
echo "file not found"
However i am getting file not found even if file exits as... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Vivekit82
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am beginner trying to learn unix. So any help is welcomed.
My requirement is to check whether is a file exists in a particular directory or not.
The directory path and filename are taken dynamically with user interaction. So the program should continue only if the $filename... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: maris_markur
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
#Testing for file existence
if ; then
echo 'SCHOOL data is available for processing'
echo 'SCHOOL DATA IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR PROCESSING'
i wrote a script, where it begins by checking if file exists or not.
If it exists, it truncates the database... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: rxg
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to write a script to see if various files exist. What I want to do is have the script search in various directories if a file exist, and if not, then output something like "/path/file does not exist". I don't actually know of how to check and see if a file exists or not. What I have in mind... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: astropi
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I lookifn for a way to SFTP a file based on the presence of a flag file .
The logic is some thing like this in shelling terms
IF ]; then
The above is just the way of interpreting the logic.
Just want to add that i do not have SSh access to the remote... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: phpsnook
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a list of files that I want to check to see if they exist and then count how many of these files exist, I also want to do the same for the files that arent found.
I have done this by creating temp files see below but want ot do this using variables instead:
for FILE in... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: tonydsam