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BES - Using the ppPause command

Last Updated: Nov 27, 2013 10:18AM UTC
The ppPause command allows you to place an individual message channel into or remove it from a pause mode.

When issuing the ppPause command on a message channel, a snapshot of the in memory queue is taken and written to a buffer_file in $PPHOME/SMARTView/Live/MC_NAME/. Once in pause mode, the message channel reads from the incoming event stream and begins populating the in-memory queue again. When the pause is released on the message channel, the buffer_file is read back in and placed at the beginning of the current in-memory queue for processing to continue. 

Using ppPause allows you to clear buffered messages or pass configuration changes by way of the POWERpackTrans.cfg/POWERpackTrans_mcname.cfg files in $PPHOME/cfg

ppPause is an ideal mechanism for dynamically placing the POWERpackTrans on a Message Channel into debug mode without stop/starting the Message Channel. By ensuring s_debug and s_debuglvl are set in the appropriate POWERpackTrans config file, when the POWERpackTrans is removed from pause mode it will pick up the configuration changes and process the settings.


ppPause -n <mcname>
ppPause -n ISS

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