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Old 11-15-2004, 01:50 PM   #1
redhatbeatswin
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linux scripting


hey everyone...

red hat 9 user here... have a question about scripting...

i want a script to run everytime i start up my PC that will grep the entire contents of an ifconfig and output it to a txt file, and email the text file to myself.

i beleive i have sendmail running properly... maybe someone here can point me in the right direction?
 
Old 11-15-2004, 02:02 PM   #2
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You may add it do starting scripts (/etc/rc.d/init.d and then symlinked to the right directories: /etc/rcX.d where X is your runlevel; that's 'cleaner', but harder method) or just add the commend to run it to /etc/rc.local (that's one of the scripts that are run at boot automaticaly).
 
Old 11-15-2004, 02:02 PM   #3
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You could add something like this to the end of rc.local:
/sbin/ifconfig | grep something | mail user@host.com -s "IP details"
 
  


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