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1. Red Hat
In /etc/syslog.conf, if an error type is not specified, is it logged anywhere (most preferable is it logged to /var/log/messages) or not?
To be more precise I am interested in error and critical level messages. At default these errors are not specified in syslog.conf, and I need to... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: dr1zzt3r
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I hope someone can help me.
I have a folder e.g. /opt/application
Under that are many sub folders e.g.
In some of these fodlers (not all of them) is a file called errors.log
I need to run a grep that will start at... (3 Replies)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm trying to write a simple script to identify every user who tried to “sudo” on the system. I have the first portion down to grep the log file
grep “sudo” /var/log/secure.
What I want to do is have the script identify the person just one time not every instance the user tried... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: bouncer
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I tried searching for answers but didn't find any.
When I grep a file results read
But I just want to select each result individually. For Example I want to be able to say
variable1="first grep result"
variable2="second grep result"
variable3="third grep... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: elbombillo
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
How come grep testfile1 won't find anything in testfile1 (even though the characters sd are there in great quantity), but grep '' testfile1 will find plenty?
Do the single quotes prevent the shell from interpreting the testfile1 is interpreted as: grep *test whether or not characters sd exist*... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: doubleminus
Hello. I'm a complete newbie to C programming. I have a C program that wasn't written by me where I need to write some wrappers around it to automate and make it easier for a client to use. The problem is that the program accepts standard input to control the program... I'm hoping to find a simple... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Xeed
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Ok what is BSD exactly? I know its a type of open source but what is it exactly? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Corrail
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Never mind, I did more research, and now am using grep -v './temp/', dumping it into a new text file, then using mv -f to make that the original file. Thanks for reading!
Hi folks, I haven't done any scripting in years, and now I have a problem. Our backup tapes are filling... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: citygov
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have seen this used several times but not really sure of what it actually does. I am confused with the second grep as the argument to the first.
some commands | grep -v grep | some other commands
Can anyone provide an explanation?
Thanks, (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: google
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
My boss wants me to find out how often e-m users are accessing their account:confused:. The mail server keeps log of all logins. I want to use grep the 'usernames', but it should come out the moment it first encounters the username in the log. Can I do that? I want to avoid 10+ greps... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: nitin