Search for specific IPs taken form a text file within the apache access log

grep -E ":(`cat bnd-ips.txt | sed 's/\./\\./g' | tr '\n' '|'`)" access.log
bnd-ips.txt is a list of IP adresses that is concenated for use as regular expression. Yes, this is still very speedy ;=)

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By: Cowboy
2009-07-30 12:54:55

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NOWAI bnd-ips.txt
wishi · 481 weeks ago
The dot (.) may cause some unwanted results, especially if you have file or path names with many numbers.
CodSpirit · 481 weeks ago
Didn't notice you escaped it. Forgot my comment ...
CodSpirit · 481 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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