Awesome that worked ..Im also going to try some of the other options you
had mentioned..I wanted to thank you for your help :-)

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> The more I play with your script, the more fun it becomes.
>
> #!/bin/sh
> # this is a script to check drive space and email HSD dept.
> #
> cd ~bbailey
> rm drvspc.txt # Once I'm in ~bbailey, I don't need the complete path to
> any files there.
>
> df -k  |
> # You have to get rid of the word 'Capacity' or your comparison will
> fail,
> grep -v Capacity |
> # There's no need to check the /proc filesystem, it'll always be full,
> grep -v /proc |
> awk '{print$5}' |
> # You have to use sed to eliminate the % from df -k or the comparison
> will fail.
> sed -e 's/%//' > drvspc.txt
> cat drvspc.txt |
> while read i
> do
>       if [ $i -gt 89 ] ; then
>               mail -s "check drive space on core" [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>       fi
> done
> # Quotes not necessary when echoing a single word, but I wouldn't do
> this, you
> # might want to schedule this with cron and it'll clutter up your screen
> # if you tell it to say 'done' every time it runs.
> echo done
> exit 0
>
>
> Thanks,
> Charles
>
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