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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a very simple script that queries from a DB2 table. The script has 3 parts - (i) Sets the db2profile (ii) connects to db2 using credentials (iii) executes the query.This script works fine if i run it manually from the command prompt. However when scheduled in crontab, it proceeds... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: VeePee
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm having some trouble with using "case...esac" in Bash.
I've googled it and am stuggling to understand the syntax and how to do certain things.
Firstly, I want to be able to choose a case based on a variable number
For example, I have in my code a place where a user can enter... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Ste_Moore01
3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Does the use of cron (HP-UX 11) present a security risk IF it is only given to accounts which have shell access anyway.
If it does present a risk, what is the risk?
Can a script (or command) run via cron; run anything, write anywhere or read anywhere that the same user can not do outside of... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: eileenkeeney
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've registered here as I need urgent help. This is assignment for school and as you can see below I've completed the work. I'm simply stuck on one area.
This script takes the first parameter (which is to be the new extension) and each parameter after that is a file... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Cynosure
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi, i want to rename a group of directories and files of my music, some items are like this:
- , for directories.
- , for files.
I want to do something like this:
, for directories.
, for files.
This is my code:
for fname in *.mp3; do
echo item: $fname
mv... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: josco1982
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
So what i am trying to do is write a script that takes in any number of scrambeled words and unscrambles them.
I have already addressed the issues of partial matches, exits silently if there are no matches, and finds words regardless of case that they were input. but while trying to get it so... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: alindner
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
The below part of my bash script kicks out the following error message:
$ ./extract_eod_report_stats_new.sh 2010-04-23
./extract_eod_report_stats_new.sh: line 204: syntax error near unexpected token `('
./extract_eod_report_stats_new.sh: line 204: `TRANSACTIONS_RECEIVED_TOP=`grep... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Peter.Lovell
I am having some issues with my cronjobs not running in solaris 10.
Cron is running:
~> ps -ef | grep cron
root 202 1 0 Jul 18 ? 0:01 /usr/sbin/cron
bender 1646 1562 0 01:57:49 syscon 0:00 grep cron
crontab -l lists the cronjob and I *think* its in the... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: ippy98
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I need assistance with a bash script that needs to tell me whether in the last "x" days (which is a variable) anyone connected to the xxxx IP (which is another variable).
Thank you! (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Melchiah
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am on AS3 Update 4 Linux
and am having an issue with an automated ftp script, I tried using the fd/sub proc method and that did not seem to work either. I normally use the following method to perform my ftp's but for some reason it works if I launch the script at the command line but in Cron it... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: bryanthomas