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Fatal ISAM error IS path.C - Sterling Gentran:Server for UNIX

Technote (troubleshooting)


Fatal ISAM error IS path.C error invoking startserver; some data managers do not start.
fatal isam error.c(78) invoking dcheck on trn isam pair.
Note: dcheck is an isam file integrity check/repair utility.


Data managers will not start.

Fatal ISAM error IS path.C
fatal isam error.c(78)


Corrupt trn isam pair.

Resolving the problem

Using isops, unload trn records, create an empty trn isam pair and load trn records into empty trn isam pair; trn.dat and trn.idx files reside in $EDI_ROOT.

1. Log in as Gentran User ID
2. cd $EDI_ROOT
3. Make backup copies of trn.dat and trn.idx
4. isops -u -f trn > trn.unl (this unloads trn isam)
5. rm trn.dat trn.idx
6. isops -l -f trn < /dev/null (this creates new, empty trn isam)
7. chmod 775 trn* (Ensures permissions are at least 775)
8. isops -l -f trn< trn.unl (this loads trn.unl created in step 4)

Document information

More support for: Sterling Gentran:Server for UNIX

Software version: 6.0.2, 6.1

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Solaris

Reference #: 1568700

Modified date: 12 March 2012

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