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  1. magikman

    Meun based shell

    Yes, calling the menu again will work.
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    Meun based shell

    Howdy, I am writing a shell script for users with no knowledge of UNIX. The script will be used as their shell and will give them options on things to do/execute. I need to allow them to telnet, ssh, etc. to devices. The following is what i have so far: #!/bin/sh #set -x user=`whoami`; CLEAR=`which clear`; TELNET=`which telnet`; MENU=/usr/local/query/menu; SSH=`which ssh`; _Menu () { $CLEAR; echo " " echo " ============================================================" echo " NS2 MENU " echo " ============================================================" echo " 1. Telnet to a Device 12. CMTS Intfc Modem Count" echo " 2. SSH to a Device 13. Ping/Traceroute Device" echo " 3. Clear SSH Known Hosts 14. " echo " 4. Access Core1 GSR 15. " echo " 5. Access Core2 GSR 16. " echo " 6. Access Core3 VXR 17. " echo " 7. 18. " echo " 8. 19. " echo " 9. 20. " echo " 10. 21. " echo " 11. Access Server 22. " echo " ============================================================" echo " Select a Menu Number Option "or" " echo " Type H# for Help on a Menu Option "or" " echo " --Q to Quit Menu-- " echo " ============================================================" echo -n "Enter Menu Option ======> " read option; case "$option" in 1) _telnet; ;; 2) _ssh; ;; 3) _clearssh; ;; 4) _core1; ;; 5) _core2; ;; 6) _core3; ;; 11) _aov; ;; 12) _mdmcnt; ;; 13) _pingtrace; ;; *) $CLEAR; echo -e "You chose an invalid response. Please try again.\n Press any key to continue."; read junk; $MENU ;; esac } _telnet () { $CLEAR; echo -n "Enter IP address of device and press Return: "; read host; $TELNET $host; } _ssh () { $CLEAR; echo -n "Enter IP address of deivce and press return: "; read host; $SSH $host } _clearssh () { $CLEAR; echo -e "Know hosts has been cleared.\n Press any key to continue."; read junk; $MENU; } _core1 () { $CLEAR $TELNET <someIP> } _core2 () { $CLEAR $TELNET <someIP> } _core3 () { $CLEAR $TELNET <someIP> } _aov () { $CLEAR $SSH 216.54.59.140 } _Menu The problem i am having is that after remoting into another box, i lose the shell script as the shell when they come back. If anyone has any suggestions, i am all ears (znx).
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    Postfix bouncing

    mydestination = $myhostname, $mydomain, localhost.$mydomain, localhost Postfix is also very good at fighting spam without the need for different programs/scripts. Use the following in your config to use RBLs: smtpd_recipient_restrictions = permit_sasl_authenticated, permit_mynetworks, reject_unauth_destination, reject_rbl_client zen.spamhaus.org, reject_rbl_client cbl.abuseat.org, reject_rbl_client bl.spamcop.net, permit You can also do header checks and a whole host of other things. It can do lots of cool stuff.
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    create new database

    mysql -u root -p create database ;
  5. magikman

    Syslog-ng triggers

    Have you tried to write something to do that? If so, post it and i am sure there will be tons of help.
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    Syslog-ng triggers

    I don't know if syslog-ng can do that or not. What i would do is write something in perl to parse the log file every 5-10 minutes and look for that keyword. If it is there, send the lines which contain it to an email account. If you need it i can write something for you to do just that.
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    mount second hard drive

    do this and return with the output: fdisk -l /dev/hdc
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    Awk pipe to detect linked files?

    Do you think you could be a little less vague ?
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    Fedora 7, rdesktop

    If you see the # above, that means you are root. Type 'exit' at the prompt and retry that command. If it doesn't work then, we will try something different.
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    Fedora 7, rdesktop

    Are you trying to open that as a user other than the one who owns the display? If you logged in as user1 and then su -'d to root, you wont be able to open a dispaly.
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    Samba Help

    I am more than willing to help. However, I am really quite unsure what it is you are asking. Do you think you could be a little more clear in your request ?
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    Remote backup solutions

    Hola, During my first few weeks at my new job noticed that their backup solutions are really outdated or are simply non-existent. They currently have a large tape library that is connected to Backup Exec which is meant to do backups for the entire server farm. However, currently this system isn't connected to the network in such a way that will allow me to backup remote servers. So, I have two solutions for that problem. 1) Build an ATM circuit from the remote locations to the local tape library over a private 172 address space. The problem with this is that the ATM link will only be ~500M and there are ~5 servers to be backed up via this method. (~$23K) 2) Build a SAN at the remote location and have the backups for the remote servers created locally to that server location. This system would use iSCSI over an existing Ethernet infrastructure and thus would be considerably faster than the WAN link. This solution would provide storage expansion and facilitate much faster backups. (~$20K) I am leaning toward the second solution to this issue. The backups would be much faster and it would be way easier to recover files from a local server rather than a remote library. However, the only issue I am looking at is the variety of servers which need to be backed up. We have a combination of Linux and Sun 2.7,8 and 10 servers. Do any of you have a setup like this? How are you doing your backups? What types of systems are you using/running? If you are using a SAN, what are you using? I am looking at the PowerVault MD3000i. Anyweb, could you get me some information on the MD3000i or put me in contact with someone that can provide me some in depth technical information on it (maybe even you)? If so, please PM me and I will send you my work email.
  13. Yes, dd can do this and many, many others. I keep this page in my bookmarks as a reference: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/li...command-362506/
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    Clone captive portal server

    I went against both of your suggestions and went with my own comfort. I ended up using dd to do the initial copy and rsync to do a nightly backup of the dynamic content on the server. All went really well. Thanks for your input, znx!
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    Linux C++ Programing Tutorials

    http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/answer...rams_on_Linux_0 That's a pretty good tutorial.
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