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Wednesday, 15 June 2011
Aide Memoire - Adding the date/time stamp to a filename in a script
I'll be making further use of this later this week, as I look to automate an IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator Assembly Line via a Unix cron job.
I've still got a lot of learning about cron to do, including the use of the crontab command ( for user-specific jobs ) and the /etc/crontab file, and it's associated pals: -
However, as part of my uber cool bash script, I wanted to be able to automatically backup and then copy out a log file. Here we go: -