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Random number generation in ksh

I need to generate a random number in ksh everytime I run the script ,the range should be from 100 to 24800,I could use $RANDOM but I seem to have no control over the range of numbers ,could you please suggest some way I could implement this .Thanks.

Mervin
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If you can use $RANDOM, to restrict it to below 24800, you can just use $RANDOM % 24800 to get your result. Then compare if the result is > 100, and you have your number.
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Thanks

Thanks..should have thought on those lines
 

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