[CentOS] Awk help

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Mon Jun 23 17:52:06 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 11:25:45AM -0600, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> I have csvde dump from active directory I process on my postfix mta.
> It takes output like this:
> "CN=Curtis xxx,OU=Domain Users,OU=xxx xxx,DC=xxx-xxx,DC=local",X400:c=US\;a= \;p=xxx xxx xxx\;o=Exchange\;s=xxx\;g=xxx\;;SMTP:Cxxx at xxx-xxx.com
> and should return a relay_recipient map in the form of:
> Cxxx at xxx-xxx.com     OK
> The command I am using is:
> cat $1 | tr -d \" | tr , \\n| tr \; \\n | awk -F\: '/(SMTP|smtp):/ {printf("%s\tOK\n",$2)}'

Use sed instead:
   sed -n 's/^.*;;SMTP:\(.*\)$/\1 OK/p' < $1

> Everything up to the awk is working, it drops the smtp: but its putting OK's all over the darn place.
> Anyone familiar enough with awk and printf that can suggest why this happens?

It works OK on the test line you provided; my guess is your datafile
has other lines that match "SMTP" in other fields of the source.



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