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Old 12-31-2007
how do i generate random integer using only shell script

Hi All,

I need to generate 4 digit random no using only shell script.

Please help in this ASAP.


Thanks in advance...

Regards,
sridhar.
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Old 12-31-2007
Code:
echo $RANDOM


it might be larger then 4 digits so you will have to add logic to do what you need.

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