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# 1  
Old 08-30-2013
RedHat sed string with any order

Hi, i have a strange prob. log file contains ip, protocol, user name, agent . these can be in any order. If log contains the above order able to fetch all details but if details are in diff order not able to fetch all details.

using below command.
grep -A50 "Entry " "/logs/file.log" \
|grep -A50 "Login" \
|sed -n -e '/IPADDR/p' -e '/PROTOCOL/p' -e '/USER_NM/p' -e '/AGENT/p' \
| sed 's/^ *//g' \
|sed -e 's/IPADDR */1C /g' -e 's/PROTOCOL */2C /g' -e 's/USER_NM */4C /g' -e 's/AGENT */3C /g'  > $TMP_FILE

Can someone plz help

thanks in advance

Last edited by Scott; 08-30-2013 at 08:32 PM.. Reason: Code tags, please...
# 2  
Old 08-30-2013
Come on Satyak... With more than 100 posts in these forums you know that we can't help if you only show us code that doesn't work. Show us your input, show us the corresponding desired output, and explain the logic behind the transformation you want to occur.
# 3  
Old 08-31-2013

Hi Dan,here are the details.

   CLIENT                httpd
   ATION_ENABLED         1
   HTTPUSERAGENT         Jakarta Commons-HttpClient/3.0
   USER_NM            	 satya
   AGENT       			Jakarta Commons-HttpClient/3.0
   COOKIE                Cookie-20130827-085956-satya-27,183,264
   HTTP_COOKIE           $Version=0; fx=544d63766232756d5454436c33716256697036414f413d3d; $Path=/
   USERGID               100
   USERCOOKIE            Cookie-20130827-085956-satya-27,183,264
   HTTP_CONTENT_TYPE     application/x-www-form-urlencoded
   HOMEDIR               /users/00000214011
   IMEOUT                900
   XFERTYPE              I
   USERTYPE              virtual
   TYPE                  httpcmd
   USERCLASS             VirtClass
   PROTOCOL              http
   LOGFILENAME          /var/logs/agent_error.log
   TRIGGER               post
   CLIENTPID             25555
   DXAGENT_LOGINPASS             **********
   DXAGENT_SECURE_DATA           1
   DXAGENT_SESSIONID             69192fb3c09f374d3d41f7c5471f7ef4
   LIBPATH                       /lib/
   DXAGENT_EXTRAARGS             http

Expected output:
IP :
Protocol: http
User Name: satya
Agent: Jakarta Commons-HttpClient/3.0


Last edited by Scott; 08-31-2013 at 03:04 AM.. Reason: Code tags]
# 4  
Old 08-31-2013
Whit more than 100 post why do you not use code tags?

Using awk
awk '/IPADDR/ {print "IP:", $2} /PROTOCOL/ {print "Protocol:",$2 "\nUser Name:",u "\nAgent:",a} /USER_NM/ {u=$2} /^AGENT/{a=$2 " " $3 " " $4}' file
Protocol: http
User Name: satya
Agent: Jakarta Commons-HttpClient/3.0

EDIT: Some more readable version, handles space in username and Agent
awk '
	/^IPADDR/ {i=$2} 
	/^PROTOCOL/ {p=$2} 
	/^USER_NM/ {$1="";u=$0} 
	END {print "IP:",i "\nProtocol:",p "\nUser Name:" u "\nAgent:" a}
	' file

Last edited by Jotne; 08-31-2013 at 03:27 AM..
# 5  
Old 08-31-2013
I don't understand your problem - you're not too far off. Slightly modifying your code snippet to
sed -n -e '/IPADDR/p' -e '/PROTOCOL/p' -e '/USER_NM/p' -e '/ AGENT/p' file

you'll get
   USER_NM                 satya
   AGENT                   Jakarta Commons-HttpClient/3.0
   PROTOCOL              http

You could also OR your regexes together (ERE version):

# 6  
Old 08-31-2013
awk can do a precise (string) check on $1 (first word)
awk '
$1=="IPADDR" {i=$2} 
$1=="PROTOCOL" {p=$2} 
$1=="USER_NM" {$1=""; u=$0} 
$1=="AGENT" {$1=""; a=$0}
  print "IP:",i
  print "Protocol:",p
  print "User Name:" u
  print "Agent:" a
' file

# 7  
Old 09-01-2013
Originally Posted by MadeInGermany
awk can do a precise (string) check on $1 (first word)
awk '
$1=="IPADDR" {i=$2} 
$1=="PROTOCOL" {p=$2} 
$1=="USER_NM" {$1=""; u=$0} 
$1=="AGENT" {$1=""; a=$0}
  print "IP:",i
  print "Protocol:",p
  print "User Name:" u
  print "Agent:" a
' file

Thank you. I can see my self using this quite a bit.

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