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need to replace < network> with a "" but i am not able to do it with sed,


 sed -i s/"< network>"/""/g

but this is not working,can some one please help me with correct syntax

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up vote 8 down vote accepted

Use another separator, i.e #

sed -i s#"< network>"#""#g

Or escape /

sed -i s/"< network>"#"\/24"/g

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Thanks it worked – kevin Feb 8 '13 at 6:28

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