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# 1  
Old 12-04-2007
scp command and variables

Hi all,

I need a help.

I'm trying to do this command in a shell script:

`su -l accenture -c '/usr/bin/scp ${SCP_IN}/*.csv ${ORACLE_USER}@${ORACLE_IP}:${ORACLE_DIR}'`

but I obtain a no connection error.

If I explicit variables, It works. Why? I need use variables in this command.

Please help me.
# 2  
Old 12-04-2007
OK,

I've just found the error.

I works as follow:

`su -l accenture -c "/usr/bin/scp ${SCP_IN}/*.csv ${ORACLE_USER}@${ORACLE_IP}:${ORACLE_DIR}"`
# 3  
Old 12-05-2007
Single vs Double Quotes

Double quotes " do variable substitution as you have found. Single quotes ' do not do variable substitution.

Enjoy,
Guhan
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