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Mastering Unix Shell Scripting: Bash, Bourne, and Korn Shell Scripting for Programmers, System Administrators, and UNIX Gurus [Paperback]

Randal K. Michael
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments. Introduction. Part One: The Basics of Shell Scripting. Chapter 1: Scripting Quick Start and Review. Chapter 2: 24 Ways to Process a File Line–by–Line. Chapter 3: Automated Event Notification. Chapter 4: Progress Indicators Using a Series of Dots, a Rotating Line, or Elapsed Time. Part Two: Scripts for Programmers, Testers, and Analysts. Chapter 5: Working with Record Files. Chapter 6: Automated FTP Stuff. Chapter 7: Using rsync to Efficiently Replicate Data. Chapter 8: Automating Interactive Programs with Expect and Autoexpect. Chapter 9: Finding Large Files and Files of a Specific Type. Chapter 10: Process Monitoring and Enabling Pre–Processing, Startup, and Post–Processing Events. Chapter 11: Pseudo–Random Number and Data Generation. Chapter 12: Creating Pseudo–Random Passwords. Chapter 13: Floating–Point Math and the bc Utility. Chapter 14: Number Base Conversions. Chapter 15: hgrep: Highlighted grep Script. Chapter 16: Monitoring Processes and Applications. Part Three: Scripts for Systems Administrators. Chapter 17: Filesystem Monitoring. Chapter 18: Monitoring Paging and Swap Space. Chapter 19: Monitoring System Load. Chapter 20: Monitoring for Stale Disk Partitions (AIX–Specific). Chapter 21: Turning On/Off SSA Identification Lights. Chapter 22: Automated Hosts Pinging with Notification of Failure. Chapter 23: Creating a System–Configuration Snapshot. Chapter 24: Compiling, Installing, Configuring, and Using sudo. Chapter 25: Print–Queue Hell: Keeping the Printers Printing. Chapter 26: Those Pesky Sarbanes–Oxley (SOX) Audits. Chapter 27: Using Dirvish with rsync to Create Snapshot–Type Backups. Chapter 28: Monitoring and Auditing User Keystrokes. Appendix A: What’s on the Web Site. Index.

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