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AWK, cut or ced…double parsing mail log to get authentication failures

I would like to parse mail log files, which originally look like this: 2018-10-23 23:27:51,026 INFO [ImapServer-4] [ip=10.10.11.50;oip=168.232.24.2;via=10.10.11.50(nginx/1.7.1);ua=Zimbra/8.8....
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How to print true if condition in shell script

I'm writing a script to change few setting according to location and to do this i selected hostname as a benchmark. My aim is, if my hostname condition comes true then do this. For this i'm writing a ...
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Convert a raw email message to plain text in linux

I'm in the cur folder of a maildir store. I want to cat a message .. pipe it to a command .. and have the body of the message spit out. Simple. Example: If its a mime message .. and there is a ...
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Solaris - How to tell whether machine is running SPARC or Intel Chip [closed]

What command can I run to tell whether SunOS 5.10 is running a SPARC or Intel chip?
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How to identify ancient KornShell version?

We had a guy retire on us, and the documentation left behind is a little on the light side. Need a little help identifying and using part an older client-server system. The server itself is ...
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getting multiple issues while creating a scrip to update hostnames in /etc/hosts file?

I'm completely new to the scripts and hence need help to fix this. We've around 3000 VMs & 450 Physical servers which are Linux based servers (few of then ubuntu starting from 9.x & few of ...
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How to hide the 'dn:' value in Ldap unix shell commands?

I got a problem to solve. How do i hide the 'dn:' part ? dn: uid=trebbouh,ou=2017_paris,ou=2017,ou=paris,ou=people,dc=42,dc=fr This is the command I used : ldapsearch -x -LLL uid=$USER -W
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Pass parameter from Local to Sudo user [closed]

Ok if subject is not clear i will explain my doubt.I have a shell script kept at my local user called (executeAdM.sh), and when i execute this script i am connecting to SUDO user by taking commands ...
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FreeBSD script - different result to manual execution (tcsh)

This question has been asked previously in https://joomla.stackexchange.com/questions/20697/securing-a-joomla-installation-on-apache-mod-php but it may belong here better since it is not Joomla ...
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Linux Free Disk Space per Device

In my system, df -hT outputs something like this: > df -hT Sist. Arq. Tipo Tam. Usado Disp. Uso% Montado em devtmpfs devtmpfs 1,9G 8,0K 1,9G 1% /dev tmpfs tmpfs 1,...
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LD_LIBRARY_PATH Configuration Setup Issues

I am facing a weird but a sensible issue, I have 2 ORACLE_HOMEs, 1st one points to ORACLE Database Software and 2nd one points to ORACLE Client Software. Why I am forced to do this - reason is: In my ...
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Continuously save tail of standard input

I have a program that generates large logs on the standard output. Actually I don't care about the log, but I do want to know the last 1000 lines or so if the program finishes or crashes. I want ...
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bash script to detect when a file is added to folder and command exec

I am trying to write a script to detect whenever a file is added to a specific folder and run a command using the last file added name. What I am specifically trying to do is to create a QR code for ...
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How to repeat a command, like a backreference, at the cli? [closed]

What I'd like to do is run the same command twice while hitting enter once, with minimum typing. This would be the long version for example: # sudo puppet agent -tv --server foo.bar && sudo ...
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Unix: How to find the name of the ethernet interface through which I'm logged in

We have multihomed servers. And to simplify things, I would like to know the dns of the interface trough which I'm logged in. (e.g. to set PS1 thus it can be used in scp commands) My solution for ...
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Can't get PID from backgrounded java job

The PID file for this statement is created but it is always empty. When running the shell with -x I see that $! empty, yet at the end the java job is left running in the background as desired. Why is ...
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remote script execution from local script linux doesn't stop for remote script prompts

script abc.sh is on machine M1 and xyz.sh is on machine M2 script abc.sh: #!/bin/bash ssh -l user1 host.com ./xyz.sh -b1 arg1 -b2 arg2 script xyz has certain user prompts like pwd etc When I ...
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Why is my awk sub command failing?

When I run df -hl | grep '/dev/disk1' | awk '{sub(/%/, \"\");print $5}' I'm getting the following error: awk: syntax error at source line 1 context is {sub(/%/, >>> \ <<< "\"...
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Moving files between hosts using intermediate storage area [closed]

Is there any good existing solution for moving files from host A to host C, using host B a an passive intermediate storage area. A -> B -> C Limitations Host A and host C are on separate networks ...
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Editing the PATH in PASE

I am doing a some PHP development on an IBMi running ZendServer6. I have to call PHP by its full path of /usr/local/zendsvr6/bin/php-cli. Is there a dotfile I can edit in my home directory or some ...
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cp -p will preserve times for some files but not all?

I have a source directory on a machine with a bunch of files, all with the same permissions, that I want to copy to another directory, that is mounted via SMB. [tmark@dexter JR09141045 ...
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Executing command remotely on another linux server from a shell script

I have a shell-script which extract details from a log file between two dates and executes a command on the output to generate some report.The log files are on different server and scripts are ...
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How to package shell script file with license key file

I am working on automated shell script for specific task . Before executing task steps I want to validate the license key provided to the customer with a webservice call. Please help me in making ...
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Copy file permissions, but not files in Unix

(From : https://stackoverflow.com/questions/15245144/copy-file-permissions-but-not-files, closed because off-topic) I have two copies of the same directory tree. They almost have the same files in ...
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Create symlink if source exists

I'm trying to make a symlink to a directory if it exists only and cannot figure out how. I tried various ideas I found and none worked. Most notable idea that i thought would do the job was to use ln ...
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Kill all currently running cron jobs

For some reason my cron job scripts aren't exiting cleanly and they're backing up my server. There are currently a couple hundred processes running for one of my users. I can use the following command ...
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unable to run the script in linux using plink

I'm unable to run a script in linux using plink.exe. I'm using my user x to login and script is under y user, which I need to sudo to y and run it. I was able to at command prompt manually but not ...
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How to improve the efficiency of gnu parallel to read from a compressed stream?

Is another question extended from the previous one [1] I have a compressed file and stream them to feed into a python program, e.g. bzcat data.bz2 | parallel --no-notice -j16 --pipe python parse.py ...
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curl is giving wrong result via ssh

Curl is working fine on the node itself: [ec2-user@smokebase1 ~]$ curl -s -I --retry 3 --header 'Host: smoke-base.dev-test.com' localhost:8080/test/api/search?where=where%20%2Fxml%2Fitem%2Fcategory%...
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No shell and launch application on login

I am working on migrating an application from OpenVMS to RedHat Linux 6. The application is a green screen terminal application. The users will log into Linux via SSH and the application should ...
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Fix Solaris 11 GNU tools location for RVM

I am trying to install RVM on a Solaris 11 system, the curl -sSL https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable went through, but when I actually try to use rvm, it simply stats "ERROR: Missing GNU tools: grep ...
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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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Check processor status- check processor/cpu status and failed/off status

I want to Check processor status- check processor/cpu status and failed/off status so for that I used command prtdiag and want to fetch the cpu status only from that. how can i do that?
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Rotatelogs rotating log files mid log entry

I have a c++ tool that outputs to STDOUT via printf i.e. printf ("%s\n", logline); I then pipe that to rotatelogs i.e. tool | rotatelogs /tmp/logs/log_%s 60 Everything works great, but ...
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Sent command-line output as an arguments to other command

1) Here is the command to install special package (for example system/header) #pkg install system/header 2) ALso we can install several packages #pkg install system/header network/ssh package/rpm ...
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How to pipe and echo the result that is being processed? [closed]

I'd like to execute this command: find /apps/ -type f -print0 | grep -z log$ | xargs -0 grep 'this->aForm' And in parallel, I'd like to see which files are being processed. How to to this?
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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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I want to save events or logs grabbed using Inotify to a file

I need your help - using Inotify I am watching a directory for the changes like create, delete, rename and move. I want these event to be logged in a file and I want to run Inotify as a service.
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Error when using mv

I am receiving an error when trying to mv some files that really doesn't make sense. I receive this error: mv: cannot move `thatDir' to a subdirectory of itself, `/usr/local/apache-tomcat-6.0.32/...
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How can I kill and wait for background processes to finish in a shell script when I Ctrl+C it?

I'm trying to set up a shell script so that it runs background processes, and when I ctrl+C the shell script, it kills the children, then exits. The best that I've managed to come up with is this. It ...
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How to combine files with unix cat command based on file name, then rename?

I have a bunch of CSV files in a directory like: modfinalak_1.csv modfinalal_1.csv modfinalal_2.csv modfinalal_3.csv modfinalar_1.csv modfinalar_2.csv so it's one or multiple files per each US state ...
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runas or sudo equivalent on AS400 ibm iSeries (invoke it via java code) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “runas” or “sudo” equivalent on AS400 IBM iSeries I am trying to invoke a program to run as another user(by getting input user/pwd) in AS400 OS using ...
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'ls' taking a long time to list 20 subdirectories

I have a directory (my_dir) which has 20 sub directories. Every time I run 'ls' or try to autocomplete a file name in this directory my IO usage goes to 100% and it takes very long time (10 mins) to ...
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Getting different values of particular variable from a file in UNIX

I have a file which I'd like to parse to extract certain values from it. I don't know what command and syntax I should use (maybe sed?). Below are 2 sample lines which I might expect to find in the ...
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Solaris 8 - directories gone missing; is this housecleaning script the culprit?

Our outsourced IT service provider runs the following script via cron to clean up Oracle core and trace files. It clearly is not a well-written script, but my question for the Serverfault crowd is ...
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How to find a file that contains the specified string in FreeBSD?

I'm searching for the way to find a file that contains specified string text. It should be fast as possible but its not that important. I was reading the manual, and I've build something like that: ...
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How to secure svn+ssh checkout users?

All our SVN repositories are hosted on a dedicated machine on which all the developers have access. Every now and then we need to checkout a repository on a machine we don't own or operate ourselves. ...
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Is it possible to pass a shell variable from linux to windows via winexe?

I want to pass a shell variable called $test to windows from linux via winexe. For example: winexe -W WORKGROUP -U user%password //192.160.13.13 'cmd.exe /C move D:\restore_db\$test D:\Restore\' Is ...
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grep - recognize carriage return as new line

I want to search a webserver running unix for php-files containing a specific string. Usually I use these commands to accomplish this: find . -name "*.php" -print0 | xargs -0 grep -H -i "the string ...
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portable unix way to join strings with separator

Is there a portable unix shellscripting way of joining a number of strings together with a given separator, like so: $ strjoin --- foo bar baz quux foo---bar---baz---quux Sure I could use a $...