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Old 06-14-2004, 10:21 AM   #1
anjaan
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How to append hostname in a script


Hi all,

I am running a script that outputs result.html. How do I append the hostname to the script so that the output will be hostname_result.html

Reason for doing this is I want to run this script on multiple serves.

Thanks in advance
 
Old 06-14-2004, 10:26 AM   #2
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What type of script is it? Perl, csh, bash...
 
Old 06-14-2004, 10:28 AM   #3
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It's a bash script running on suse linux...Thanks.
 
Old 06-14-2004, 10:34 AM   #4
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Hi anjaan:

in your script, try:

HOSTNAME=`hostname`
OUTPUTFILE=${HOSTNAME}_result.html

bye.
 
Old 06-14-2004, 10:39 AM   #5
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Quote:
HOSTNAME=`hostname`
When using bash, this line is not needed (bash sets HOSTNAME variable automatically).
It's harmless though, it just slows the script down a little.
 
Old 06-14-2004, 10:41 AM   #6
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`hostname` seems to be working.

Thanks all
 
  


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