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Who have logged in the system during the last day and which command(s) s/he has executed? [closed]

I want to write a shell script to know that who have logged in the system during the last day and which command(s) s/he has executed? I need to execute in both Mac OS X and Ubuntu. But its okay to ...
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Ubuntu shell: Get tomorrow's weekday [closed]

I have a shell script for backups and I need the Weekday of tomorrow. $Today = $(date +%a) #$Tomorrow = ?
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Exclude with the find command [duplicate]

I need some help getting the find command to work right in a script working on. I need to be able to exclude some directories. Below I have what I'm doing as a work around. sudo find / ( -name ...
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Shell script: the child process do not terminate in linux

I have written a shell script to initiate three background process in the same time. In shell script I am trying to wait for all children to finish their job and then the parent job to terminate. But, ...
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Terminate remote process when backgrounded ssh session is terminated

So right now I have a bash script that runs a command on a remote machine using ssh. The machine running the bash script is a Linux machine and the remote machine is a Windows machine running cygwin. ...
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Cannot get Exchange PowerShell script to run under Scheduled Tasks

I have a PowerShell script that works when entered directly into the PowerShell. The PowerShell program is run with the shorcut: C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe ...
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Script for search string inside the file for every one hour

I need to write a script where the particular string(alphanumeric) should be searched inside the file with every hour for whole day. And the search should not contain the previous hour results. Time ...
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power shell error: Cannot bind parameter

when i am trying to execute the below PowerShell command, i got error . The command : *PS cert:\currentuser\authroot> gci | where subject -like "UTN"* The error is below : Where-Object : Cannot ...
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How do I write a script that compares folder/symbolic-link names from two diffrent folders?

I need help in writing a script to create symbolic links. Here is a script that I have been running on background. #!/bin/bash SOURCE="/home/$USER/www" DEST="/var/www" while true; do find $SOURCE ...
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redirect command executed along with output shell

I would like to redirect the command executed along with the output to a file. for example: #ls >ls_out.txt ls_out.txt should be something like : ls file1 fil2 Thanks!
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Run a script on ssh login

I have a development env. with 4 users, I want to be able to log their time logged in since they are contractor working from home. I have NO idea how to do it, my sys admin left me this weekend and I ...
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Wrangling sed to find and reformat login date (or, how to kill idle mosh-server processes)

I have an old method of killing idle mosh-server processes, which doesn't work on my new VPS. Here's the old method, which I run in root's crontab to clean up mosh processes that have been idle for ...
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Global Redirection of port 80 to 443

I'd like to setup my linux box so that anything hitting port 80 would simply be told ask that of 443. I want it to be regardless of domain, IP or whatever specific details may exist. If it can be ...
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find directories in the current directory, older than 5 days and archive them

This is basic questions. I need to find folders in the current working directory(not recursively) and if they are older than 5 days archive them. zip or tar.gz is fine. I can find the folders with ...
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How to start Rails from a shell script on Debian?

I don't really have any need to mess with passenger or capistrano at the moment. I simply want to run rails on boot on port 3000. I've attempted to replicate this tutorial for node as much as I could ...
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Script to change MySQL password from command line

I host some websites for people with a simple server. I can't afford nifty things like cpanel, and I don't want to waste memory on a giant blob of perl like webmin. I am wondering if anyone has come ...
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Running ssh-agent from a shell script

I'm trying to create a shell script that, among other things, starts up ssh-agent and adds a private key to the agent. Example: #!/bin/bash # ... ssh-agent $SHELL ssh-add /path/to/key # ... The ...
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using unison options in shell script?

I'm new to unison, and am trying to use its options in a simple shell script, but they seem to be ignored when the script is executed, causing no changes to be synced between the two servers. My ...
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How can I make ssh wait until the command exits? [closed]

I have a script that looks like this: SERVER="RHT372 RHTl373 RHT374 RHTl375" case $1 in "stop") for SERVER in $SERVER do echo "================================================" echo ...
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Providing network drive access to a windows service

I have a windows service, which requires access to a network drive. As Windows Service does not perform interactive logon, it's not possible to use mapped drive from active directory user logon ...
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Parsing access.log squid proxy

I have logs files, access.log-*, and I need exclude the 'TCP-DENY' (or include only the 'TCP-MISS'). How I parsing, like grep command on linux, access.log file on windows? On linux it is work fine. ...
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error in killing tshark from shell script

I'm getting this error "* glibc detected * /usr/sbin/tshark: double free or corruption " while doing this, any idea why? #!/bin/bash trap 'my_exit; exit' SIGINT SIGQUIT count=0 /usr/sbin/tshark -i ...
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Adding sleep / delay between iptables blocks in shell script

On one server, we're trying to block any access for the country China. We wish to implement this with iptables rather than via .htaccess. The problem we're experiencing though, is that when adding ...
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Incrond running but not executing commands CentOS 6.4

I have copied this question over here from StackOverflow... I have installed incron from the EPEL repository (0.5.9) (before you ask; YES, I also tried downloading the source and compiling locally ...
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scp stuck when trying to copy files from Linux to windows

I use the following scp syntax in order to transfer allot of files from Linux red-hat 5 to windows machine ( under Temp directory ), Remarks: SSH server already installed on windows machine I use ...
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disallow file types (shell script wordpress security)

We recently got our servers into SVN which has been great, but this causes a lot of problems when using things like WP Filebase for CMS file management. It's also hard to keep the uploads folder ...
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Bash one-liner that shows a running countdown until a DNS update (TTL expiration)

I find myself frequently tasked with updating DNS records and needing to know exactly when the refresh will begin (a.k.a TTL expiration). I came up with this bash one-liner that gives me the output I ...
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Obtain the free_memory value in xen

I would like to know if there's an alternative to the command I am currently using to get the real free memory for the system (meaning memory that can be assigned to new domU) xm info | grep ...
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Try the command multiple times [closed]

I need to execute a command and also check if it was successful. If there was an error, I should try again and the following code is working as expected. But what if I need to try the same command 3 ...
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Cronjobs putting archive in wrong directory

I am running a website on an Amazon ec2 instance running the default Debian linux. I set up a cronjob to copy the site files, take a database imprint, and zip them up. I want to keep the file ...
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Hold till last command completes its execution

I am developing a shell script which actually stops aws running instances in a particular region & start them again as a part of schedule maintenance. but as ec2-api tools are heavy, takes time to ...
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Shell script :: Reading a column from file & store it in array [closed]

I am working on shell script where i want to store O/P of the command in array. I have a file containing rows & columns from where i want to extract 3rd column & store all values in a array. ...
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linux how to tell the process for a script?

I ran a script postData.sh, but when I do "ps -ef", I don't see the script in the list of programs running but I do see extra -bash processes running. How do I determine the pid so I can kill the ...
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Nagios: bash is missing

I'm monitoring NTP server with nagios and nrpe, at the nagios server, when I get the following error: Service Status UNKNOWN Status information I am missing an important component : bash The plugin ...
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How do I find the biggest files on multiple servers and sum up their size?

I am trying to find the biggest files in the /export/home directory and add up (sum) their sizes. Script: #!/bin/bash filename=hostnames > export_home.log while read -r -a line do ...
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Automatic provisioning of Windows server from a Linux client.

Our company builds a server-based C++ application, which can be installed by a Windows installer. I would like to be able to remotely log into a brand new Windows server, and install that C++ ...
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nice command - are other commands executed with script also niced?

A quick question about how nice works. Say if I have a script that runs in the crontab like so 0 4 * * * nice -n 19 /usr/local/admin/script.pl It is set to the lowest priority. This script will ...
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Bulk BIND zones creation [closed]

How can I create zones for 50 domains on Ubuntu 12 VPS? I have webmin (which allows me to use BIND to create/ manage zones). I was able to figure out what gets created to add a zone successfully. But ...
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Solution to start/stop many instances of one application

I have one tool that performs a long-running task. This tool accepts a configuration file. Right now I need to run simultaneously about 15 instances with different configs (using screen for this). ...
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linux + how to identify if file is pointed by link/s

I create new file called - 192.9.200.1 touch 192.9.200.1 then I create new link that will be pointed to 192.9.200.1 file ln -s 192.9.200.1 file so finally I get: ls -ltr /tmp ...
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Connect to cisco switch using shell script

I would like to run a daily script the cleans my switch arp. I enabled SSH on my switch. how do I connect to the switch using a simple shell script? I'm not sure how to provide the SSH password and ...
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linux + delete duplicate IP's from file

what the best way to remove duplicate IP's from file I use the command: sort file | uniq but I am not sure if this is the best way , maybe I missed something? remark: my file contain two ...
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Hudson kills the process at end of the shell script

Im configuring Hudson to automate deployment process. In shell script I start the server using different user and Im able to see the logs which says server is successfully started and able to access ...
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What is this specific shell script statement validating?

I'm not a good Shell Script expert. Can somebody help me to understand and explain the statement [ ! -z ${TRUE:-} ] && [ ${TRUE:-} == 'true' ] &&from the following snippet. What is ...
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Can not seem to get expr substr to work

Can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong ? [ /jlr/sub/libexec/vmr-staging ] $ expr substr "onetwothree" 1 4 expr: syntax error I got the syntax from http://stackoverflow.com/a/220464/1150847
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supress expansion of * in echo

I am working on a script which dynamically executes some queries on daily basis. These queries are coming from a table in the database. Here is the sample output of the query table: ...
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Recursively delete empty folders with verbose output

This should be fairly simple, but I am not sure what i'm missing. I'd like to recursively delete empty directories, and get an output for what's being deleted, this command works for sure, but I just ...
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In zsh, how do you redirect stderr to /dev/null within a for or foreach loop?

I am trying to accomplish something that is easy in bash: look for files in a folder and source them if they exist (and do not output if no files exist). In bourne shells this is how to do it: if ...
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Get Rsync status for output

At the end of a successful rsync job, I get the typical: sent 6022622 bytes received 4751961 bytes 69738.40 bytes/sec total size is 3328464484 speedup is 308.92 I call my rsync job via a shell ...
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Bash: php comand not found when called from a script run with sudo

I have this weird problem. The php command is not found in one specific sitiation. I try to call the command in three different ways. Only one of them fails: Being user john I create a simple ...