Bash scripting is an invaluable skill for a Linux system administrator. From writing quick scripts that automate simple tasks to writing complex scripts than can automatically deploy entirely new servers, scripting skills are integral to being a good SysAdmin. In this lab, we’ll modify an existing script to use regular expressions.
Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:
- Modify the Backup Script to Add the Requested Regular Expression
Modify the provided backup script to use regular expressions to determine which files to copy.
- Run the Script and Verify the Files Are Backed up as Requested
Mark the script as executable and run it, then verify that all files are backed up to the required directory.