Mastering Unix Shell Scripting, 2nd Edition
Bash, Bourne, and Korn Shell Scripting for Programmers, System Administrators, and UNIX Gurus
By Randal K. Michael
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: July 2008
Pages: 1062

Learn to create shell scripts to solve real-world UNIXproblems

Get ready to take on the UNIX world! UNIX expert Randal K.Michael guides you through every detail of writing shell scripts toautomate specific tasks. Each chapter begins with a typical,everyday UNIX challenge, and then shows you how to take basicsyntax and turn it into a shell scripting solution. Throughout thebook, you'll also find complete shell scripts plus detaileddescriptions of each part. You'll be able to modify thisinformation to build tools that monitor for specific system eventsand situations, building the skills to solve real-world systemadministration problems.

  • Make the most of Bash, Bourne, and Korn shells

  • Execute the proper commands for eachUNIX flavor

  • Define the correct command syntax to meet a specific shellscripting goal

  • Filter the commands' output to strip out unneeded data

  • Build options into the shell script to give the end user moreflexibility on the command line

  • Replicate data using rsync

  • Create snapshot-style backups using Dirvish

  • Work with records files to parse data

  • Prepare for government audits using specific commands

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