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Status Future consideration
Categories ClearCase
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 7, 2022

Add information about last winkin date in output of lsdo command.

Currently, output information of last access date by "lsdo-l" command.

But in actuality this information same as created date.

We need information of last used date the DO.

That means last winkin date by the DO.

We will use this information for judgement of the DO can be delete or not by manually.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Apr 8, 2022

    The request is for the "last access time" of a DO object to be the last time it was winked in to a view. Right now, the last access time is reported as = original creation time (and not stored at all in the VOB). Dumping the DO will tell you the FIRST winkin date/time, which is of minimal use when trying to manage DO storage pool size.

    Also, right now the %d format option appears to print the date of the original DP creation. There will need to be a way to report on the last winkin time for recording it to be of use.

  • Guest
    Apr 8, 2022

    SF case: TS008770225. Escalation: CHCLS00155182.

    Currently, the "last access" in "lsdo -l" output never changes. It is always the same with the DO creation date. As per CHCLS00155182, customer wants to update it to be "Last accessed time of a DO when it is winked in".

    Customer's VOB has about 400GB ~ 500GB DO data. Using the Scrubber to delete DO which has 0 reference count can only reduce about 10% of them. This is why customer wants another measurement to justify which DOs to delete.