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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Informix
Components Informix Server
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 10, 2016

Onclean to display shmem key and master daemon process id before removing them

Currently the onclean command will immediately locate the process id and shmem key and clean/kill it.

Example :
[informix@localhost ~]$ onclean -k
onclean: Cleaning up processes and resources for 'local_shm'...
*** WARNING: This will terminate IBM Informix Dynamic Server ***
Do you wish to continue (y/n)? y
- Looking for the master daemon process: 5453
- Looking for semaphore ID: 524290
- Looking for the shmem key: 52574801
- Looking for the shmem key: 52574802
- Looking for the shmem key: 52574803
- Looking for the shmem key: 52574804
- Looking for the shmem key: 52574805
- Looking for the shmem key: 52574806

onclean feature request from DHL:

to display shmem key, master daemon process id before the prompt to confirm removing them. Also, if one of the shmem key is missing, onclean should list it out, probably can display an error message "shmem key does not exist" from onclean as the shmem key has been removed from on OS side but Informix's onstat -g seg output still shows it.