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NAME

       prdb_check - Checks the integrity of the Protection Database

SYNOPSIS

       prdb_check << -database <ptdb file >>> [-uheader] [-pheader]
           [-entries] [-verbose] [-help]

       prdb_check << -d <ptdb file >>> [-u] [-p] [-e] [-v] [-h]

DESCRIPTION

       The prdb_check 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.

CAUTIONS

       The results can be unpredictable if the Protection Server makes changes
       to the Protection Database while this command is running. Use the bos
       shutdown command to shutdown the local ptserver process before running
       this command, or before creating a second copy of the prdb.DB0 file
       (with a different name) on which to run the command.

OPTIONS

       -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 working
           directory.

       -uheader
           Displays information which Ubik maintains in the database’s header.

       -pheader
           Displays information which the Protection Server maintains in the
           database’s header.

       -entries
           Outputs every entry in the database. Some of the information is
           similar to that returned by the pts examine command.

       -verbose
           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.

       -help
           Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options
           are ignored.

OUTPUT

       If there are errors in the database, the output always reports them on
       the standard error stream. If any options other than -database or -help
       are provided, the output written to the standard output stream includes
       additional information as described for each option in the OPTIONS
       manpage.  The output is intended for debugging purposes and is
       meaningful to someone familiar with the internal structure of the
       Protection Database.

PRIVILEGE REQUIRED

       The issuer must be logged in as the local superuser root.

SEE ALSO

       the prdb.DB0(5) manpage, the bos_shutdown(8) manpage, the
       pts_examine(1) manpage, the ptserver(8) manpage

COPYRIGHT

       IBM Corporation 2000. <http://www.ibm.com/> All Rights Reserved.

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