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Shivkumar
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finding all soft link on the server

Hi All,

What is the command to find all soft links on a server ?

Thanks,
Shiv
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Pete Randall
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Re: finding all soft link on the server

find / -type l


Pete

Pete
Roopesh Francis_1
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Re: finding all soft link on the server

For finding soft link:find / -type l -exec ls -l {} \;
finding hard link: find \ -type f -links +1 -exec ls -l {} \;
Will find all files that have MORE than 1 link. Hardlinked files have a link count of at least two
SANTOSH S. MHASKAR
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Re: finding all soft link on the server

Hi,

Use

find / -type l

or

find / -type l -exec ls -ld {} \;

-Santosh