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Old records in u_fmsb50.dta causing issues


Article ID: 86807


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CA Automic Dollar Universe


Affects Release version(s): 5

Error Message :
No error

Patch level detected:Dollar Universe 5.0
Product Version: Dollar.Universe 5.0.0

Description :Old records in u_fmsb50.dta file can cause some inconsistencies.
- Some launches terminated in time overrun, although the exepected conditionning launches terminated correctly.
- Launcher wakeup date in the past


Cause type:
Root Cause: It can occurs when some launches are reusing numproc of launches that had been already executed.


OS: All
OS Version: All


You can solve the issue using uxpursb command which is available for all Dollar Universe 5.x versions.

This command allows Launches older than a certain date to be purged.
The Company must be running to execute the command uxpursb (to access data) but the Engines corresponding to the target Area ( argument) must be stopped.



· : Dollar Universe Company. Format: 6 uppercase alphanumeric characters.
· : Dollar Universe Area. Format: 1 character, must be A or I or S or X.
· : Dollar Universe target node.
· : Target date after which the data will not be purged. This date should be provided in the format "YYYYMMDD".
Only the fact that the date contains 8 numbers is verified.
· : Optional. It can contain one of the 4 following values: LIST_NOALL, LIST_ALL, PURGE_NOALL, PURGE_ALL.
LIST_NOALL is used by default.
o LIST: List mode only. No Launch is purged.
o PURGE: Real purge mode. The purged Launches are listed. All production files are purged synchronously with the Launch base.
o NOALL means that records in the Launch base which are not also present in the job monitor nor in the execution history will not be purged, whatever their date.
o ALL means that these same data are purged on the date of their first Launch attempt.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Component: Application.Server
Version: Dollar.Universe 5.0.0

Additional Information

Workaround :