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Old 08-01-2011
Pkill Argument issue

Hi All,

I am writing a shell script to kill user processes on all servers using pkill.

But when i am passing user id directly ist works but when password userid as variable its not working & getting the below error.


Code:
[root@zin33cde01 .ssh]# ssh hpadmin@vmtest15.zin33 'sudo /usr/bin/pkill -u $unixid'
/usr/bin/pkill: option requires an argument -- u
Usage: pkill [-SIGNAL] [-fvx] [-n|-o] [-P PPIDLIST] [-g PGRPLIST] [-s SIDLIST]
        [-u EUIDLIST] [-U UIDLIST] [-G GIDLIST] [-t TERMLIST] [PATTERN]


Can some body help me out in this.

Regards

Ankit
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Old 08-01-2011
Use double quotes to enable $unixid variable to expand to it's value.

Regards
Peasant.
# 3  
Old 08-01-2011
Thanks Peasant.Its worked wonderfully.

Regards

Ankit
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