prdb_check - Checks the integrity of the Protection Database
] [ -pheader
command checks the integrity of the Protection Database,
reporting any errors or corruption it finds. If there are problems, do not
issue any pts
commands until the database is repaired.
The results can be unpredictable if the Protection Server makes changes to the
Protection Database while this command is running. Use the bos
command to shutdown the local ptserver
running this command, or before creating a second copy of the prdb.DB0
file (with a different name) on which to run the command.
- -database <ptdb file>
- Names the Protection Database (copy of the prdb.DB0
file) to check. If the current working directory is not the location of
the file, provide a pathname, either full or relative to the current
- Displays information which Ubik maintains in the database's
- Displays information which the Protection Server maintains
in the database's header.
- Outputs every entry in the database. Some of the
information is similar to that returned by the pts examine
- Reports additional information about the database,
including the number of entries in the database and a trace of the
internal database structures the command is verifying.
- Prints the online help for this command. All other valid
options are ignored.
If there are errors in the database, the output always reports them on the
standard error stream. If any options other than -database
are provided, the output written to the standard output stream
includes additional information as described for each option in
"OPTIONS". The output is intended for debugging purposes and is
meaningful to someone familiar with the internal structure of the Protection
The issuer must be logged in as the local superuser "root".
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