Bash Scripting

Bash is a popular command-line interpreter for Linux computers including Mac OS X. Bash can execute a vast majority of Bourne shell scripts, mainly benefitting the administration and programming tasks. Many of the features were copied from sh, csh and ksh. Bash is also like a programming language so you can write programs using bash usually to automate tasks. You can start writing scripts right away, wrap up multiline operations in one file, implement flow control and interact with users to get input.

Here I would like to explain how bash scripting helps in mailing an attached file using smtp.

a) Mailing particular file in a directory

#!/bin/bash
emailsend=fromemail@gmail.com
emailrec=toemail@gmail.com
password=password
name=toemail@gmail.com
/usr/local/bin/sendEmail -v -f “$emailsend” -s smtp.gmail.com -xu “$name” -xp “$password”...