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How to read couple lines before and after in GREP command in HP-UX

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How to read couple lines before and after in GREP command in HP-UX

Hello,

 

IN HP UX how can I read couple lines before and after in grep command.

 

grep "SAS" syslog.log.

 

Trying to read the lines before and after.

 

Thanks for your help in advance.

 

Regards,

 

MJ

If there is problem then don't think as problem, think as opportunity.
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Re: How to read couple lines before and after in GREP command in HP-UX

Just search this forum and you will find plenty of solutions :-)

 

Here is one

 

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/System-Administration/grep-for-string-but-include-lines-above-and-below/m-p/3703431#M249759

 

-USA

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Re: How to read couple lines before and after in grep command in HP-UX

If you install GNU grep, there is a -A # and -B # to get a bigger "window".