Python for Network Engineers

Using Linux Awk

By George El. • October 2018 • Reading time: 3 minutes

awk is a utility that automatically splits lines on white space or tabs into columns and also features a full programming language $ ls -la total 4 drwxrwxr-x 2 geo geo 159 Jan 3 12:13 . drwxr-xr-x. 7 geo geo 4096 Jan 2 14:50 .. -rw-rw-r-- 1 geo geo 0 Jan 2 11:07 file1.

Using rsync to backup your files

By George El. • September 2018 • Reading time: 2 minutes

What is the best utility to backup your files to another drive or to a remote server? the answer is rsync. Before you start complaining that rsync is not available in windows, I have to mention that windows 10 runs natively ubuntu if you enable the windows subsystem for linux. for information on how to enable it check this https://docs.