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Old 06-03-2003, 11:47 AM   #1
mrtwice
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Exclamation command line '>' (redirect) error


I am trying to redirect the output of a command to a file and am getting an error. Anyone have an idea on how to fix it:

Code:
ldapsearch -x -h xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -w xxxxxx  -b 'cn=Users,DC=mydomain,DC=com' -D "cn=Administrator,cn=Users,dc=mydomain,dc=com"
this command works great and outputs over a thousand records to my screen which doesn't do me a whole lot of good. Now, this command produces this error:

Code:
ldapsearch -x -h xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -w xxxxxx  -b 'cn=Users,DC=mydomain,DC=com' -D "cn=Administrator,cn=Users,dc=mydomain,dc=com" > output.ldif
ldap_result: Can't contact LDAP server (81)
Any ideas? Is there a different way I could redirect this output to a file. I have also tried >> with no avail.

Last edited by mrtwice; 06-03-2003 at 12:18 PM.
 
Old 06-03-2003, 05:47 PM   #2
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try passing it to something like less with | and see if the result is any different (if that works, then may tee would work too). is the command being wrapped onto another line, the shell may be choking because of that. if so, then try putting the command line in a shell script instead
 
  


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