Bash Beginner Series #10: Automation With Bash

You can now use all the bash skills you have learned in this Bash Beginner Series to create very useful bash scripts that would help you in automating boring repetitive administrative tasks. .

Automation should really be your ultimate goal whenever you write a bash script.

In this tutorial I will show you some automation scripts that you can later extend on to automate any task you want. These scripts will utilize bash arrays if-else loops and other concepts you have learned in this series.

Creating a user on multiple servers maybe something that you would do on a daily basis as a sysadmin. It is a tedious a task and so let8217s create a bash script that automates it. .

First create a text file that includes all the server hostnames or IP addresses where you wish to add the user on. .

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