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I need to have a solution to run fsck and perform a ufsdump on a Solaris 8 Sparc server that includes Oracle 8i 8.1.7.  I will use this solution on a monthly basis, or whenever the need arises.  I perform this function manually now and would like to automate this process.
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Question by:jande2
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by:durindil
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How about enabling journaling and doing away with the fsck?
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by:edvinkv
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Write down the fsck command you want to run into a shell script file.
Execute this file and verify if this works fine.
Add a cron job to make sure that the sytem will execute this file every 1st day of the month.

read
man fsck.
man cron.
thx.
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by:liddler
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make sure you have the path/to/shell in the first line of your script

#!/usr/bin/ksh
/bin/fsck whatever
/bin/ufsdate whatever

make sure you make the script executeable (chmod +x /path/to/script)
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sagar24 earned 500 total points
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Hi
As suggested by edvinkv and liddler
you shud write shell script

#!/bin/sh
fsck -y device-name 1> /dev/null
/usr/sbin/ufs/dump -0uf /dev/rmt/0 device-name 1> /dev/null
make executable chmod +x filename
then write a crotab as follows
#crontab -e
to execute ypur script at 17.30 on 30th of every month
enter the following lines
30 17 30 * *  path/script-name
save it

hope this works

Sagar
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by:liddler
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sagar24
slight typo
 /usr/sbin/ufs/dump -0uf /dev/rmt/0 device-name 1> /dev/null
---------------^--------------------------------------------------------
should be
/usr/sbin/ufsdump -0uf /dev/rmt/0 device-name 1> /dev/null
--------------^--------------------------------------------------------
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by:sagar24
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Hi jande2
Thanks  for accepting my answer
Regards
Sagar
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by:sagar24
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liddler thanks for your correction
Regards'
Sagar
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