I'm trying to create a shell script called sv that will prepend to a file, but the solution I'm using seems to only be good for one use, and them the temporary file is deleted. Is there a way I can make a shell script that will be go to use over and over?
Here's the questions:
"Suppose we wish to maintain a list of all the dates when we logged on to our UNIX system.
My first solution to this was to execute date +%Y%m%d%H%M and put that format of numbers into a file, and run the script every minute from cron. Then if the date from the file matches the date command, the script would do something. Then it would update that file for the next day plus 3 minutes.
I'm devloping a shell script to scp a.txt to different servers(box1 and box2) and script is running in boxmain server. Below are the requirements,
my script will connect to db2 database and generate a.txt file in boxmain
a.txt will be scp'ed to box1 once the file is generated
The file generated in boxmain(a.txt) will be scp'ed to box2 on the next day, i.e.
In short : I have several log files and I need to find the last file with a certain keyword in it.
# ls -1tr logs
Through Internet I found a way to examine the last, the previous and the previou