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Old 06-11-2007
Need to get pid of a process and have to store the pid in a variable

Hi,

I need to get the pid of a process and have to store the pid in a variable and i want to use this value(pid) of the variable for some process. Please can anyone tell me how to get the pid of a process and store it in a variable. please help me on this.

Thanks in advance,
Amudha
# 2  
Old 06-11-2007
This is to find the pid for the single process

Code:
ps -ef | grep 'your procees' | grep -v grep | awk '{print $2}' | read pid

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Old 06-11-2007
Quote:
Originally Posted by lorcan
This is to find the pid for the single process

Code:
ps -ef | grep 'your procees' | grep -v grep | awk '{print $2}' | read pid

You can do yhe work without using the grep command :
Code:
pid=`ps -ef | awk '/your process/{ print $2 }'`

Jean-Pierre.
# 4  
Old 06-11-2007
Code:
var1=`ps -ef | awk '/process_name/ { print $2 }'`

I believe this had been answered many times/

Try searching the forums Smilie
# 5  
Old 06-11-2007
Hi,

Thanks for your help. your command is working fine. i can able to store the pid of process in a variable. Thank you once again
# 6  
Old 06-11-2007
Code:
set -- $(ps -eo pid,args|grep [y]our_process); p="$1"

# 7  
Old 08-05-2008
how to store pid in a variable?

Hi ,

How to store pid of process in a variable and check its value?
 
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