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Old 02-15-2002
Unix Menu program

I am tasked with creating a front end 'menu' program where the users will type '1' to do this command or '2' to do that command. I have found some stuff that I can copy to do that but it looks too flimsy to roll out in a production envirionment. I was wondering if you guys might know of a more robust utility that already has that functionallity. All help and assistance is appreciated!!!

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Old 02-15-2002
I have a couple examples of code that is in production. Which shell will you use, and what OS are you running?
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Old 02-15-2002
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Old 02-15-2002
thanks guys.. all help is welcome. I am on AIX platform..
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Old 02-18-2002
Here is an example of a program which sends users into a Progress DB environment instead of allowing them to default into the unix shell upon login. This script is placed in a generic .profile file for users who do not need shell access. This script also only allows the user to log into the system once. This script runs on a Dynix/ptx 4.4.8 OS.
trap "" 2

if [ `/bin/who |/bin/grep "^$LOGNAME " |/bin/wc -l |/usr/bin/awk '
{print $1}'` -lt "2" ]
ulimit -c 2
while [ 1 ]
   tput clear
   echo ""
   echo "            ********************************************"
   echo "             Promotion Administrator Menu"
   echo "            ********************************************"
   echo ""
   echo "            1.  Prod Menu Screen"
   echo ""
   echo "            2.  Test Menu Screen"
   echo ""
   echo "            3.  Change Password"
   echo ""
   echo "            4.  System Messages"
   echo ""
   echo "            5.  Exit"
   echo ""
   echo "                Enter Choice : \c"
   read choice
   case $choice in
        1) /usr/bin/goprod;;
        2) /usr/bin/gotest ;;
        3) /usr/bin/passch ;;
        4) /usr/bin/sysmsg.sh ;;
      tput clear
      echo "              *******************************************"
      echo "                    Exit from System Completed."
      echo "              *******************************************"
      exit ;;
        *) echo "\n                     Invalid Option" ;;
        echo "Too Many Login Attempts."
        echo "Pausing 10 seconds before closing window"
        sleep 10

added code tags for readability --oombera

Last edited by oombera; 02-18-2004 at 04:31 PM..
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