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Status Not under consideration
Workspace DataStage
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 23, 2020

DataStage - orchadminn cp command - copy the schema and contents with the target

orchadminn cp command doesn't copy the schema if the target file already exists.
IHAC knows that it works fine if the target is deleted and orchadminn cp is executed.
However, the man page is not clear,

Copy the schema, contents and preserve-partitioning flag of the
specified ORCHESTRATE file dataset. If the preserve-partitioning
flag is set, the copy will have the same number of partitions and
record order as the original. If the target file already exists,
it will be truncated first. If the preserve-partitioning flag of
the source file is set and the target file already exists, it must
have the same number of partitions as the source file.

The customer think that the behavior should be changed.

Even though the target file already exists, "orchadminn cp" copy the schema and contents.

Some warning messages which mean the schema was not copied are output.