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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 11, 2021

Support reporting against tables with a clone

The tool currently does not support reporting on tables if they have a clone table defined on them.


The job ends with a code of 8 and message -


ALAA506E-Base/Clone tables not supported


This means that we cannot run a summary or detail report against the base table.


We have a requirement to produce a daily detail report of activity by certain users or plans against the Production schema. This is effectively an audit of those users.

In the job, we specify -


OBJECT FILTERS-BY NAME....

TABLE OWNER=PROD_schema

TABLE NAME =%

PARTITION =0000

INC/EXC =I


As it stands, the job fails because the tool doesn't support tables with clones defined on them.


As a workaround, we therefore have to add -


TABLE OWNER=HMLR

TABLE NAME =Table_with_clone%

PARTITION =0000

INC/EXC =X


We are therefore unable to produce a report that show whether certain users or plans have done any update activity on the base table. We do not have a requirement to report on any activity for certain users against the clone.


Needed by Date May 11, 2021