Category: CentOS 5

Recovering Files from EBS Backup’s Recover Command on Linux Server

Linux Step-by-step guide Log in to an SSH session Change to the directory that needs to have a file or folder restored cd /etc execute recover recover versions versions Change the restore time to an earlier date closer to the backup...

EPM installTool and configTool – Record Response File for Silent Installation

I use the following to record an installation response file details to use as a future silent install and config task. This will create a unique file name each time, to avoid overwriting the previous: ./installTool.sh -record EPM_11_1_2_4_Install_$(hostname -s)_$(echo $RANDOM)_RunAs_$(whoami).rsp The...

APS 11.1.2.x Out of Memory Errors

APS occasionally crashes in our Production environment. Our AnalyticProviderServices0.log reveals many “out of memory” errors within all of the java mess in that log file: AnalyticProviderServices0.log: ####<Sep 3, 2014 10:03:12 AM EDT> <Error> <Kernel> <EPMPRWSA> <AnalyticProviderServices0> <[STANDBY] ExecuteThread: '37' for queue:...

Migrating Essbase to New Location

How to migrate Essbase index files and page files for one location to another using Essbase, not symlinks. Log into EAS, and expand the application that you are wanting to move the data for. Right click on the Database and choose...

Umask – Table of ALL values and their effective permissions

I found the following table on this IBM developer blog post. This is very handy: Table of all umask modes and resulting file permissions and directory permissions generated from script: umask File Permissions Directory Permissions umask File Permissions Directory Permissions 0...

Copying all files with a certain extension from all subfolders in a directory

I had to copy all of the files (calc scripts) from my Essbase servers’ application directories, and wanted to preserve the folder layout in the destination. I ran the following against all of my servers to achieve this: cp --parents `find...