.sh files are shell scripting files. We can run these files in terminal on a linux system.
Navigate to file location
Start terminal and navigate to folder where you have the shell script .sh file. If this is a server / vps, login to your server using putty.
Let’s suppose my shell script file name is my_script.sh and it is located in /root directory. Use below command to navigate to /root directory.
Run the script file
Use the below command to run or execute the script.
Permission denied error message
If we try to run this script using below command, we will get Permission denied error message.
We first need to set execute permission to the script file and then run the script.
chmod +x my_script.sh ./my_script.sh