To synchronize IFS objects associated with a data group - assure_mimix - 10.0

Assure MIMIX Administrator Reference

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To synchronize IFS objects between two systems that are identified for replication by data group IFS entries, do the following:

  1. From the MIMIX Intermediate Main Menu, select option 12 (Compare, verify, and synchronize menu) and press Enter.

  2. From the MIMIX Compare, Verify, and Synchronize menu, select option 43 (Synchronize IFS object) and press Enter. The Synchronize IFS Object (SYNCIFS) command appears.

  3. At the Data group definition prompts, specify the data group for which you want to synchronize objects.

    Note: If you run this command from a target system, you must specify the name of a data group to avoid overwriting the objects on the source system.
  4. To synchronize all IFS objects identified by data group IFS entries for this data group, skip to Step 5. To synchronize a subset of IFS objects defined to the data group, at the IFS objects prompts specify elements for one or more object selectors to act as filters to the objects defined to the data group. For more information, see Object selection for Compare and Synchronize commands.

    You can specify as many as 300 object selectors by using the + for more prompt for each selector. For each selector, do the following:

    1. At the Object path name prompt, you can optionally accept *ALL or specify the name or generic value you want.

      Note: The IFS object path name can be used alone or in combination with FID values. See Step 12.
    2. At the Directory subtree prompt, accept *NONE or specify *ALL to define the scope of IFS objects to be processed.
    3. At the Name pattern prompt, specify a value if you want to place an additional filter on the last component of the IFS object path name.

    4. At the Object type prompt, accept *ALL or specify a specific IFS object type to synchronize.

    5. At the Include or omit prompt, accept *INCLUDE to include the object for synchronization or specify *OMIT to omit the object from synchronization.

      Note: The System 2 object path name and System 2 name pattern values are ignored when a data group is specified.
    6. Press Enter.

  5. At the Synchronize authorities prompt, accept *YES to synchronize both authorities and objects or specify another value.

  6. Specify whether the synchronize request can save the object in an active environment using IBM's save while active support. Press F1 (Help) for additional information about these fields. Do the following:

    1. At the Save active prompt, accept *YES to allow saving objects in use, or specify another value.
    2. At the Save active option prompt, accept *NONE as the default, or specify another value. This parameter is ignored when *NO is specified for Save active.

      Note: Both parameters are ignored if the data group specifies *OPTIMIZED for the IFS transmission method.
  7. At the Maximum sending size (MB) prompt, specify the maximum size that an object can be and still be synchronized.

  8. The Submit to batch prompt determines how the synchronize request will be processed. Choose one of the following:

    • To submit the job for batch processing, accept the default value *YES.

    • To run the command interactively, specify *NO.

  9. The Ignored attribute processing prompt determines whether object attributes configured to be ignored by auditing are synchronized. This prompt applies to data groups that are not switchable or whose target node is a replicate node of an application group and that have configured the ability to have audits ignore attribute differences. If these conditions exist, the default value *KEEP keeps the current values on each system and does not synchronize the ignored attributes. If you need to synchronize the ignored attributes, specify *REPLACE. This field is ignored when ignored attributes are not configured.

  10. Press Enter. Additional fields appear.

  11. If you specified *YES for the Submit to batch prompt in Step 9, you must do the following:

    1. At the Job description and Library prompts, specify the name and library of the job description used to submit the batch request.

    2. At the Job name prompt, accept *CMD to use the command name to identify the job or specify a simple name.

  12. To optionally specify a file identifier (FID) for the object on either system, do the following:

    1. At the System 1 file identifier prompt, specify the file identifier (FID) of the IFS object on system 1. Values for System 1 file identifier prompt can be used alone or in combination with the IFS object path name.

    2. At the System 2 file identifier prompt, specify the file identifier (FID) of the IFS object on system 2. Values for System 2 file identifier prompt can be used alone or in combination with the IFS object path name.

      Note: For more information, see Using file identifiers (FIDs) for IFS objects.
  13. To start the synchronization, press Enter.