[CentOS] help with script
garrick at usc.edu
Fri Nov 2 22:24:21 UTC 2007
On Fri, Nov 02, 2007 at 04:39:32PM -0600, Mark Snyder alleged:
> 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
> Any suggestions or help would be much appreciated.
> 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
> #outfile=`date '+%m-%d-%y'`.chk #setup name of file to read into
> mail -s 'file verify' me at mymailaddr.com <<MAIL_IN
> ~r `date '+%m-%d-%y'`.chk
> entering the same mail commands from a command prompt works.
First, stop running `date` over and over. Run it once at the top and set a variable.
Second, what is actually going wrong? Is there an error message?
Is this a cronjob? If so, then don't bother using 'mail'; just echo to stdout
and let cron handle the mailing.
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