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ESP TRAKFILE / INDEX file

  • 1.  ESP TRAKFILE / INDEX file

    Posted 02-20-2020 11:15 AM
    Good morning,

    I received an alert that our trackfile is at 90%. When I compress this file, I use utility CYBESUT1 to do this, and it works just fine. Problem I have now, is that I need a backout plan for this "change". New requirement. I have never had a backout plan for this, as it has always just worked to compress the file and we go on our merry way. Is there a utility to use for building that file fresh, just in case something funky happens when I run my compression job? Or should my backout plan be to just run the current utility again?

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    Frank
    Infrastructure Analyst
    John Deere
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  • 2.  RE: ESP TRAKFILE / INDEX file

    Posted 02-20-2020 12:53 PM
    Hi Frank,
    The complete process to be able to back out would be

    1) Quiesce ESP and wait for all work to complete.
    2) Let all jobs complete.
    3) Take a backup of ESP's Operational files.
    4) Run the UT1.

    If something happened during the UT1 job it would be possible to restore the Operational files to their original state.

    Don


  • 3.  RE: ESP TRAKFILE / INDEX file

    Posted 02-20-2020 03:35 PM

    Thank you Don, I will take a backup of the trakfile before I start my work.

     






  • 4.  RE: ESP TRAKFILE / INDEX file

    Posted 02-20-2020 03:42 PM
    Hi Frank,
    I would suggest backing up the APPLFILE, TRAKFILE and JOBINDEX. They need to be kept in sync for ESP to start.

    Don