Re: Monitor log file thru shell script

From: Radoulov, Dimitre <>
Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2008 23:19:04 +0200
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Shivaswamy / ಶಿವಸ್ವಾಮಿ wrote: [...]


> I am attempting to look for a pattern in the continuously growing log
> file and mail me if match is found. (on Linux). But I am having problem.

You could use something like this:

tail -f logfile |
  while IFS= read -r; do
    case $REPLY in
      "$err1" ) mail -s "Found warning" your_email_at_address ;;     esac



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