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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am a beginner in this and trying to write a shell script in linux which will :
1. Ask for a file name and check if its exists.
2. If file exists only then it will ask for the new target folder, after entering target folder name it will check if it exists.
3. If target folder... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ashish_neekhra
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Dear members, The following expect script connects to remote node and check for the file "authorized_keys" in directory /root/.ssh in remote node. However the result is always found even if the file exist or doesn't exist.
Any idea what is... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Sudhakar333
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to write a script which checks if any file exists with "*.log" or "*.out" in Directory
below is the code
if ; then
its always going to else part and printing... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: ch33ry
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a script that accepts 3 input parameters (source directory, list file text, sleep time) and checks for the presence of files. If not there, script goes to sleep for certain amount of time provided by 3rd input.
list file text contains 1 entry but may contain more (file... (13 Replies)
Discussion started by: pchang
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to write a script that does the following:
it looks for a file in a specific directory and if the file is not there (NOT), it emails me. I have tried the following but its not working. It simply hangs up. Please help.
mail -s 'blah blah blah' my email... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: basisvasis
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to check the existence of a file, from a list of possible filenames:
before retrieving the last modified datetime using ls, I want to check it exists or ls will throw an error.
So I have tried this:
if ; then
But the if... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: LostInTheWoods
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
working on AIX 5.3.
Shell script in ksh to check if any file exists in 4 folders as below:
Thanks a lot for your time!
a1_win. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: a1_win
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to write a script to backup my laptop to a NAS drive using rsync. I want the backup to be done, only if it has been more than a week since my last backup.
Each time the rsync command executes, I also create a file backuptime.txt file, with the time at which the script completed the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: anandjayaraman
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
We have data files that are ftp'd every morning to a SUN server. The file names are exactly the same except for that each has the date included in its name. I have to write script to do 2 things:
STEP 1) Verify that the file arrived in morning.
STEP 2) Compare the file size of the current... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: rbknisely
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to find the size of particular file exists in a particular directory
and i wnt to zip it.
In the below mentioned code it should check the MQ.log in the
particular directory.Please correct my code so that it will check
for particular MQ.log but i could not able to check whether
the... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: Balachandar