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Grep syslog today last hour

Terminal - Grep syslog today last hour
grep -i "$(date +%b\ %d\ %H)" syslog
2010-05-23 16:18:15
User: rubenmoran
Functions: grep
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Grep syslog today last hour

Uses date to grep de logfile for today and uses it to get the last hour logs. Can be used to get last minute logs or today's logs.

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More backtick evil. $() is the path to true enlightenment:

grep -i "$(date +%b" "%d" "%H)" syslog
Comment by atoponce 230 weeks ago

I don't like that weird use of quotes.

But:

grep -i "`date '+%b %d %H'`" syslog

Works fine

Comment by matthewbauer 230 weeks ago

Corrected.

Comment by rubenmoran 230 weeks ago

Uh, this doesn't work of course. Consider the case where it's just hit 11:00:01. This will only grep the last second worth of logs.

Comment by skrewler 176 weeks ago

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