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How to process file contents in a shell script.

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I would lke to read the contents of a file in a bourne shell script containing a user IDs and run them against an ldapsearch command.  Here's the following section which doesn't seem to work:

for id in /var/tmp/ldap_user_problems_sort.log ;
do
ACCOUNT=$id;
/usr/bin/ldapsearch  -h DEVLDAP_TREE "(&(hcscteamsiterole=*)(uid=$ACCOUNT)(!(gecos=*)))" fullname gecos >>$LOGFILE 2>&1
done

The above section does not throw an error, but I get no output.  If I run the ldapsearch command inserting a real UID in place of the variable, I get data.  Could someone out there let me know what I'm doing wrong here?  Thanks!

Anthony

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