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# 1  
Old 11-14-2007
shell script help for users

Hello guys, I would appreciate if someone can help me for this task:

I have a large txt file that contains lots of user ids in different format. I need to run this against a database output ldif file and print to a file whether they exist or not. And if they exist then I need to print their information from the ldif file. I appreciate in advance if anyone can assist.

Thanks again
# 2  
Old 11-14-2007
It would help if you told us the format of the files.

Oh, and the output of "uname -a".
# 3  
Old 11-14-2007
format of the files

Hi - thanks for the input:

THe user file looks like ( a chunk of it ):

060606ab
12345678910
110maryland
123thebestfather
1superman1
22221111333_1234567

And the ldif file ( a section of it ) looks like:

dn: uid=MYFILE1,ou=someou,o=test.com
21tCGX2RdpxnkaJU0mI/BC0jdaBBbUt8gjnRxAhMU2
authpassword;orclsomepwd: {ABC}a2F4=
businesscategory: SomeCategory
createtimestamp: 2007070911234z
creatorsname: cn=someload
modifiersname: cn=someoad
modifytimestamp: 20070709181203z
objectclass: top
objectclass: someUser
orclguid: ABCDFF4AD107
orclnormdn: uid=myid1,ou=someconsumer,o=vz.com
pwdchangedtime: 20070709181203z
uid: MYFILE1
userpassword: ABCDRFGEmBXrHCKZa2F4=
canswer: Hello
cinkid: MYFILE1
cquestion: What is my mother's maiden name
cusergroup: somecustomer
cuserstatus: 0


Actually if a uid in the txt file exist in the ldif file, I want to print dn, cquestion, and userstatus

server information: sun os 5.9
it has perl version 5.6.1

any script/program such as shell script, perl script using awk/sed/etc would help me a lot, I appreciate ...
# 4  
Old 11-14-2007
You could do something like

Code:
#!/bin/sh

while read N M
do
     case "$N" in
     uid:  )
         echo "$M"
         ;;
     * )
         ;;
     esac
done <ldif

so save that as one script, say, called ldif-uid.sh

then have another which looks for exact lines

Code:
#!/bin/sh

M="$1"

while read N
do
    if test "$N" = "$M"
    then
          exit 0
    fi
done

exit 1;

then chain them together

Code:
./ldif-uid.sh | exact.sh some-uid

and that would tell you if that user exists

then do another while loops round the whole list of users

Code:
#!/bin/sh

while read N
do
     ./ldif-uid.sh | ./exact.sh "$N"
     if test "$?" = "0"
     then
             echo user "$N" exists
     else
             echo user "$N" does not exist
     fi
done <users

# 5  
Old 11-15-2007
thanks, let me try and will post msg asap

let me work on it, I will post a msg as soon as possible...I appreciate for your help.
# 6  
Old 11-15-2007
error received...please see below

when I combined 2 scripts recevied error below...can you please tell me what am I doing wrong ? I used for N v2.txt and M test.ldif ...

./uid.sh | uid2.sh next-uid
./uid.sh: v2.txt: is not an identifier
uid2.sh: test.ldif=next-uid: not found
uid2.sh: v2.txt: is not an identifier

thnx much again
# 7  
Old 11-15-2007
I suggest you post *exactly* what you have put in your scripts and use the [ CODE ] [ / CODE ] markers.

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