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Excellent suggestion to use the /proc system grep.

But as a training exercise for me, (I wasn't very clear initially), I'm looking for how to parse the different areas. Pseudo-code time:

while(<>) {
   # search for lots of dashes, that separates the server records
       #once we have found that, we're at step 1
   # Step 1
       # gather server name/main ip address
       # if we find "ifconfig" go to step 2
   # Step 2
       # gather IP address info
       # if we find "uname" to to step 3
   # Etc...
}
That's my current, probably bad, idea of how to tackle the problem. I'm pretty sure there are much better ways of going about it...

-Scott


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