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Old 08-01-2013
How to concatenate the files based upon the file name?

Hi Experts,

I am trying to merge multiple files into one file based upon the file name.

Testreport_Server1.txt         ============
MonitoringReport_Server1.txt============  CentralReport_Server1

Here two files containing server1 should be merged into one file?

How can i do this using shell. I was thinking something like below but not working

cat $DR_HOME/OS/Server1*.txt >> Central_Report_Server1

# 2  
Old 08-01-2013
cat $DR_HOME/OS/*Server1.txt >> Central_Report_Server1

# 3  
Old 08-01-2013
Thanks Krish,

I tried that also but not working.
Giving me error. "No such file or directory"

I am using bash.
# 4  
Old 08-01-2013
Are you able to list the files ending with Server1.txt using below command?

ls $DR_HOME/OS/*Server1.txt

Is the variable DR_HOME set to correct value?
Is OS a subdirectory?
# 5  
Old 08-01-2013

Could you please let us know what is the value of

here ?

R. Singh
# 6  
Old 08-01-2013

Inside this I have OS folder and than files with name containing Server1
# 7  
Old 08-01-2013

Could you please use the followinf script to get your desired Output.
Lets say appending_file.ksh is the script name and path where files are present /home/user/bin/singh_testing/awk_programming/testing_appending_file_date.

Our script is in /home/user/bin/singh_testing/awk_programming.

$ cat appending_file.ksh
cd /home/archsupp/bin/singh_testing/awk_programming/testing_appending_file_date

if [[ -e test ]]
> test

value=`ls -ltr | awk '{print $9}'| grep -v "test"`
set -A array_value $value

for i in ${array_value[@]}
cd /home/archsupp/bin/singh_testing/awk_programming/testing_appending_file_date
cat $i >> test

echo "**************************" >> test

echo "Script has been completed now."

Output wil be stored at /home/archsupp/bin/singh_testing/awk_programming/testing_appending_file_date in test file.

$ cat test
this is first test file.
As per requirement.
This is the second file.
As per the R. Singh
lets see the appending process here.

So you can change the path value in script and try the same it should work properly.

R. Singh

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