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Running an Init on Target System (4 of 16)

Determining Install Status of DDs and Data

Next, the init determines which file's data dictionaries and data values will be installed on the target system. Based on the parameters the developer included in the init in combination with the environment encountered at the target site, the installer is asked a series of questions for each file.

NOTE: With the one exception mentioned below, no changes are made on the target system at this time. The answers obtained are saved to be used later in the installation process when the target system is updated.

The exported files are checked one-by-one. What happens to each file is described in the list that follows:


Reviewed/Updated: March 10, 2007