Aug 10, 2011

Bash script in VMware Check for 2 different inputs


I need to ask for a second arguement for NFS. I have the vswitches labeled NFS. I am already asking for the IP but now I need to ask for the switch an example is NFS01, NFS02. I need a little help with the logic. I am very new to bash so please talk slow and try not to be cryptic.

#!/bin/ash -vE_NOARGS=65if [[ -z "$1" ]]
echo "Usage: ./`basename $0` [IP_Address]"
exit $E_NOARGS
fiesxcfg-vswitch -m 9000 vSwitch2
esxcfg-vswitch -l
esxcfg-nics -l
sleep 15
esxcfg-vswitch -A NFS vSwitch2
sleep 10
esxcfg-vswitch -p NFS -v 20 vSwitch2
sleep 10
esxcfg-vmknic -a -i "$1" -n -m 9000 NFS
sleep 10
vmkping -s 9000


Not sure if I really understand what you’re asking, but something like the following might work for you…

if [ $# != 2 ]; then
  echo "Usage: ./`basename $0` [IP_Address] [switch]"
  exit $E_NOARGS

Then use $2 wherever you need to specify the switch value.

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