Unix Tip #4633- November 17, 2014


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DID MY COMMAND COMPLETE?


This sample script demonstrates
how an if loop directly beneath
a command can send failure
notification via e-mail.


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#!/bin/ksh
#
# IWS Log Download/Archive Script
#
#*******************************

# The next variable can be set for multiple addresses
# (i.e. jsmith@yahoo.com,jsmith@hotmail.com)
MAILADD=status

# Use secure copy to download today's log files

scp "admin@ISPlogsrv.isp.com#22:/app/weblog/access.ISPlogsrv" $LOGDIR
if [ $? -gt 0 ]; then
mail $MAILADD < From: $0
Subject: Web Server Log
The download of log files
from ISPlogsrv to webtrsrv
has failed. The files must
be downloaded immediately.
See $0 for details. Once the
files have been downloaded,
click "Analyze Now" for each
website1 Webtrends profile.
Otherwise, there will be a
missing day in the web
statistics.
EOF
fi;

exit 0

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This tip generously supported by: gideon@infostruct.net



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