How to rename a file with date stamped

Eric P
2017-10-12 22:24

 

Assuming that you have a directory /logs

This is the actual command that runs on one of my  cron jobs.

 

 

logwatch --detail=High --range=Today >/logs/watchdog.txt  && mv /logs/watchdog.txt /logs/"´date +%Y-%m-%d_%H´.txt" 

 

To rename a file

mv /logs/watchdog.txt /logs/"´date +%Y-%m-%d_%H´.txt" 

 

OR

dt=$( date +%Y%M%d ) && cp /var/Vol1/backup/pdf_form /var/Vol1/backup/"$dt"_pdf_form ;

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