Script to reinitialize the files


 
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Script to reinitialize the files

Hi,

My requirement is :

In our AIX system we have log files like :

Code:
SH1012.LGO
sh123.txt
sh453.txt
sh267.txt
SH1015.LGO
SH1014.LGO

So i just want to reinitialize all files to zero every morning around 1 AM (which are non business hours ...I mean CST timings)

Daily I'm reinitializing them manually as >SH1012.LGO , which is a painful job.

I would like to write cronjob and excute the script to reinitialize all files during 1 AM.

So any idea how to achieve this. ( I know cronjob setting, need script now).


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Mod Comment Please use code tags next time for your code and data.

Last edited by zaxxon; 09-10-2012 at 08:14 AM.. Reason: code tags
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A script is about the same you do on the command line. The commands have just to be written to a file with an editor like vi for example. You then make the script exceutable and assign a cronjob for it. Try it out.
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Hi zaxxon,

My point here is , the files will be around 100 and which start with SH10234, I want to clear all files with one command.

I tried with:
Code:
> SH*
 ksh[2]: SH*: 0403-005 Cannot create the specified file.( this getting error while trying to execute the command)

my question is how to reinitialize all files at one go. Hope I'm clear


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Mod Comment Please use code tags next time for your code and data.

Last edited by zaxxon; 09-10-2012 at 08:32 AM.. Reason: code tags
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Use code tags next time for your code and data, thanks!

Code:
for a in SH*; do > $a; done

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Great it works.
 

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