How to check existence of a file using shell script?

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jeniffer
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How to check existence of a file using shell script?

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How to check existence of a file using shell script? How to check whether a file exists on the server



Martin
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Re: How to check existence of a file using shell script?

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Example : the below script will check the file /etc/redhat-release and output whether it exists or not.

#!/bin/bash

if [ -f /etc/redhat-release ]
then
echo "file exists"
else
echo"file doesn't exist"
fi


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Ashlin
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Re: How to check existence of a file using shell script?

Post by Ashlin »

thanks for this



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