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  • TIBCO Nimbus? Admin Utility


    Sucheta S

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    The TIBCO Nimbus? Admin utility was designed to allow both system administrators such as yourself and the Nimbus support team to resolve issues or in certain cases remove unwanted information from the software. The utility has many different features and you will need to make sure that you are comfortable with the task that you wish to run before doing so as incorrect use can create issues in the system. If you wish to get clarification on this please contact the Nimbus support team using the following link.

    Accessing the utility

    The Admin utility is found under the Client folder for your Nimbus install for example: "C:\TIBCO Nimbus\Client\AdminUtil.exe"

    Once you run the utility you will be presented with the following window:

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    You will need to click on the Folder icon as shown above and navigate to your systems Process Repository folder for example mine would be: "C:\TIBCO Nimbus\Process Repository" once you have this selected you will need to click Next >. You will now be asked to log in with an Administrator account to proceed with the utility.

    File menu option

    Repair All Common Tables

    Running this option will launch a repair operation against the Nimbus common tables:

    • Maps
    • Links
    • AttItems
    • DelMan
    • SearchChanges
    • SearchVersions
    • RestAttr
    • ResGrp
    • ResGrps
    • ResName
    • ResRef
    • ResRef ID
    • ResScope
    • ResObject
    • ResAttrl
    • ResGrpAttrl
    • Kwd
    • KwdTibbr
    • KwdGrp
    • KwdGrps
    • KwdGroupObj
    • Message
    • Recipient
    • MeasHistory
    • MeasSource

    Repair Single Table

    This option will allow you to pick a Database from the system and then repair one of the databases specific tables. For instance, If I open the Archive Database I can then run a repair on the Archives table. This is a great option if you believe you know where the error is in the system and should be a quicker fix than running the repair all common tables.

    Diagnostics > E-Mail Configuration

    This feature allows you the ability to add the E-Mail address of users you wish to send reports of the Check map option to as mentioned previously. The second tab in the utility allows you decide how often these E-Mails are sent out and if you wish to run the report against an offline copy of the data or use the action server.

    Diagnostics > Send Test E-Mail

    You can use this feature to send an E-Mail from a selected address to the address that's stated in the actions server config to make sure the E-Mail service is working as expected. This feature can be useful to test E-Mails if you have made any changes and you are worried that may stop the E-Mail service working correctly.

    Diagnostics > Performance check

    Using this feature you will be able to see if the connection between the client and PR (process repository folder) is active and how fast it is running. There is a small indicator going from Green (best) to Red (Worst) if you get results that show as Yellow or Red please contact the TIBCO.Nimbus helpdesk team for further help.

    Diagnostics > Verify All database tables

    Running this feature will allow you to verify all of the main back-end database tables to make sure they are running correctly. Once the report has been run you will be asked if you wish to view the report. If there are any issues picked up by the action it is recommended that you Send the TIBCO.Nimbus helpdesk team a copy of this file for investigation.

    Tables Menu option

    Maps Table > Open

    This option will allow you to open the Maps table in a new window. You can use this feature to view information specific to each map including GUID, Map title, Created date and more.

    Maps Table > Repair

    This option will allow you to repair a specific maps table which will cover all common tables and is a good first step repair process to run on a damaged map.

    Maps Folder Table > Open

    This option will allow you to open the Maps folder table in a new window. You can use this feature to view information on the folders found within the system such as Name, GUID, Type and more.

    Maps Folder Table > Repair

    This option will allow you to run a repair against any of the folders of the system that are not working correctly.

    Links Table > Open

    This option will allow you to open the Links table in a new window. You can use this feature to view information specific to each individual link entry in the system. You can view the GUID, Diagram Path and Map Path for every entry in the system.

    Links Table > Repair

    This Option will allow you to run a repair on the entire links table fixing all common issues found in the tables.

    Process Maps > Diagrams table > Open

    This option will allow you to view and open any of the diagrams stored in the process repository. This includes Draft and Master variants of each map as well as scenario copies.

    Process Maps > Diagrams table > Repair

    The Diagrams table repair operation will allow you to run fix any generic diagrams specific issues on Draft, Master and Scenario copies.

    Process Maps > Diagrams table > Extract invalid levels

    Using this option you can extract any of the invalid levels found in the current diagram table. If you would like to know more about this operation or invalid levels please look at the following white paper article.

    Process Maps > Diagrams table > Delete invalid levels

    Using this option you can delete any of the invalid levels found in the current diagram table. If you would like to know more about this operation or invalid levels please look at the following white paper article.

    Process Maps > Diagrams table > Reconstruct invalid levels

    Selecting this option will allow you to add invalid levels that have been extracted from the system and put them back into the system if you know the correct locations for the levels in question. If you would like to know more about this operation or invalid levels please look at the following white paper article.

    Process Maps > Diagrams table > Ensure Diagrams in links table

    This feature will run a check against the Diagram you have open to ensure there is a copy of it in the links table. This is useful if the links to or from the diagram you are running aren't working.

    Process Maps > Binary table > Open


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