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Old 07-25-2004, 07:27 PM   #1
Russb
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Writing and executing a program


Ok, i made a firewall and scripted the whole thing using iptables and the like. I named it rc.dantesgate which doesn't run when I sh it because it looks for 'dantesgate (start|stop|restart|status)' I tried to put it in the sbin but it says I, root, don't have permission to use it. Is there a way I am supposed to format this to run correctly? I would like to add it to the rc.local file to run automatically. I looked around but nothing comes up close to my problem. Thanks in advance!

 
Old 07-25-2004, 07:49 PM   #2
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Heh... Answred my own question. But for all that are interested in Shell programming, this is how you make it executable:

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 chmod +x filename
And that's it! Always the tedious stuff that gets me!
 
  


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