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# 8  
Old 08-22-2019
There could be multiple inet entries I suppose, here is the format of the section of config.boot where it would be found

 static-host-mapping {
        host-name {
            alias phonesystem

I also have another section of the same file I need the IP from. Initially I thought I could adapt what you guys suggest to it, maybe not

group {
        address-group FailoverSystem {
            description "Failover System IP Address"

This would key on the name FailoverSystem

Thanks guys
# 9  
Old 08-22-2019
fo_ip=$(sed -n '/FailoverSystem/,/}/{/^ *address /{s/ *address *//;{p;q}}}' config.boot)
echo "$fo_ip"

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# 10  
Old 08-24-2019
Thanks rdrtxl that worked perfectly!

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