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Script that checks login time

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I need help finishing a script that checks login time.  I am running AIX.  I think I can add it to the "auth_method" entry in the /etc/security/login.cfg.  The part I have written follows.  Any help would be appriciated.


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/usr/bin/check_login_time
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#!/bin/ksh      * or other shell

USER=$1
If [USER eq "root"]
  exit 0
fi

if [USER eq "eod"]
  exit 0
fi

if [ ** check the time ** -lt 4:00]
  if [** check the time ** -gt 22:59]
    echo "You may not login between 11:00 PM and 4:00 AM due to End of Day Processing.  Please try again later..."
    exit 1
  fi
fi
exit 0

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Thanks for your help,
Rob
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if [ `date +%H` -lt 4 ] || [ `date +%H` -ge 23 ] ;then
  echo "You may not login between 11:00 PM and 4:00 AM due to End of Day Processing. Please try again later..."
fi

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I will try to put this in place tonight.  If you will submit an answer, I will give you the points if it works.

Thanks,
Rob
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So did it work for you?  If not, what problems did you have?

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Made a couple of mods to make it more flexible, but the formatting did the trick.  Thanks for the help.

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Thank you very much for the help.

Rob

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