[CentOS] Re: help with script

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Fri Nov 2 22:07:42 UTC 2007


on 11/2/2007 3:39 PM Mark Snyder spake the following:
> I am doing a md5sum to verify nightly transfer of files between servers 
> and want to email the results to support.
> 
> Everything works fine except reading the contents of the check file into 
> mail.
> 
> Any suggestions or help would be much appreciated.
> 
> #!/bin/bash
> cd /bak
> md5sum -b `date '+%m-%d-%y'`.tgz > `date '+%m-%d-%y'`.ver
> diff -s `date '+%m-%d-%y'`.md5 `date '+%m-%d-%y'`.ver > `date 
> '+%m-%d-%y'`.chk
> #outfile=`date '+%m-%d-%y'`.chk          #setup name of file to read 
> into mail
> mail -s 'file verify' me at mymailaddr.com <<MAIL_IN
> ~r `date '+%m-%d-%y'`.chk
> 
> .
> MAIL_IN
> 
> exit
> 
> entering the same mail commands from a command prompt works.
> 
> Mark
Cron doesn't always have access to the same path and environment as a logged 
in user. You might have to export some environment var's in the beginning of 
the script.

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