[GLLUG] Help with a script..

Stuart Sears stuart at sjsears.com
Mon Jan 6 20:27:38 UTC 2014

On 06/01/14 20:17, Jean van Wyngaardt wrote:
> Hey guys
> Working out this VPN script and it won't run because of line 7 (highlighted in bold below). Seeing as my scripting knowledge is limited, I thought I might check with you!

for questions like this, it helps enormously if you also paste the error
message you receive :)

> #!/bin/sh
> while [ "true" ]
> do
>     vpnck=$(nmcli con status uuid 3e46a1d0-ab02-4d69-bd36-31dfcc01af6d)
>     if [[ $vpnck == *cryptocloud* ]]
>     then

Surely there should be something here, no?
What do you expect the script to do if this condition is true?
Even a "that's okay, do nothing command" would be okay.

>     else
>       (sleep 1s && nmcli con up uuid 3e46a1d0-ab02-4d69-bd36-31dfcc01af6d)
>     fi
>     sleep 20
> done



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