Problem using tee to capture activity - nothing happens

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Old 08-18-2011
Problem using tee to capture activity - nothing happens


I'm sure this is real simple but in the looking I've done I haven't seen it addressed (or didn't realize it). I've started up a PuTTY connection to our UNIX box and started screen and script - no problems. Then I typed "tee teeKH18.txt" expecting it to start tee and dump all activity into the teeKH18 text file. (I'm trying to compare script and tee to see which is better for my current use.) After screen and script were typed and I hit enter the usual prompt appears (SYS9:/home/mike15>). After typing the tee command above and hitting enter the cursor drops a line but no prompt appears. Now everytime I type something to the terminal session it gets parotted back but not acted upon (like the command to start sqlplus). The file teeKH18.txt exists (I checked) and it gets a single copy of whatever I type (no parrot back). So what's this nube doing wrong? Smilie

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Old 08-18-2011
script | tee teescript

when you quit script with exit, you should have 2 files now: typescript and teescript
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Old 08-18-2011
It always looks so easy when competent people do it! Thank you!!!
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