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(CA ESP)  Test Agent Definitions Before Load Them

Discussion created by Lucy_zhang Employee on May 28, 2013
Latest reply on May 30, 2013 by Chris_Hackett
CA Tuesday Tip by Lucy Zhang, Principal Support Engineer for 05/28/2013

When there are many existing agents defined in AGENTDEF table already, it may be risky to load it right after adding new agent definitions which can have syntax errors.

And the option TEST on LOADAGDF command is helpful in validating all syntax and logical checks.

We suggest that you issue LOADAGDF command with TEST option after any change on AGENTDEF table, or even use a different library member to store changed AGENTDEF:
OPER LOADAGDF 'CYBER.ESPPARM.TEST(AGENTDEF)' TEST

If there is no error reported, then issue LOADAGDF without the TEST option.

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