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Change the job log directory (NetworkComputer)

In a default NetworkComputer installation, user job logs go to the directory vnc_logs. This is created in the NCSWD directory. NCSWD is the directory that contains your vnc.swd project area. When changing the ...

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Get a Quick summary of V commands in FlowTracer

At the command line, enter "vqref" to view the "V Command Quick Reference". This will give you a quick one-line summary of all v-commands such as vsr and vsx.

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VOV: How to manage vovserver when there are "too many clients in the system"

If you receive the message: "too many clients in the system" when trying to execute Runtime commands, your vovserver has exhausted its file descriptors. Particularly for NC, it is important to check the number ...

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VOV: Access Clearcase Views

In a local environment, clearcase views can be activated with clearcase commands like setview. Please refer to the clearcase manual for details. When using vovlsfd to provide vovslaves, ensure that vovlsfd is...

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Troubleshoot the Database Startup (NetworkComputer & LicenseMonitor)

When something goes wrong with the database startup, review the following logs for information. These files are found in the directory $SWD/vovdbd. vovdbd.*.log - The daemon log, which will show if the re...

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Run Distributed StarRC (NetworkComputer)

Newer versions of StarRC support distributing the load to various machines. The following configuration will work with NC on the backend: setenv STARRC_DP_STRING "nc run -ep " If you have issues with your con...

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How to stop jobs using excess RAM (NetworkComputer)

Sometimes jobs will use more RAM than expected. This can happen when using NC with hardware-software co-development when code gets into infinite loops. NetworkComputer includes a system health check that can i...

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VOV: How can I make vovslaves reflect changes to 'slaves.tcl' file?

The $SWD/slaves.tcl file stores the persistent configuration of the vovslaves for a vov project for FlowTracer, NetworkComputer, LicenseMonitor and other Runtime software products. If you make configuration ch...

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VOV: Get database column names using vovsql_query

When you run a query against the vovdatabase in NetworkComputer or LicenseMonitor, the results will not contain column names, which are useful for spreadsheets. To get the column names in a separate query, ent...

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VOV: Find and read journal files

You can read a journal file to analyze and understand the precursors that caused a file or job to be in a certain state. The vovserver saves several kinds of files to record its activity. It's main log file is...

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