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IT Manager and System/Network administrator, specialising in system automation and configuration management - primarily using Puppet.

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comment Configure SSH to allow port forwarding but no commands for particular key?
Also worth noting is that you need to use 'ssh -N' to keep the tunnel up when there is no shell at the remote end.
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comment Creating thousands of files from shell
From Bash to Zsh, by Apress is a good one: apress.com/book/view/1590593766 . Also, Classic Shell Scripting from O'Reilly: my.safaribooksonline.com/0596005954
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comment Creating thousands of files from shell
good point on the quotes, and your tip on ${d%%.*} saves over 1000 calls to awk, updated!
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comment Creating thousands of files from shell
good point, updated
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