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Passing DB username and password to script for deployment



User require a script-based deployment in a Unix enviroment (Webphere + DB2 + linux). The db username and password must be passed as parameters. They are currently explicitly defined in which is not required.

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The prpcUtils.bat has the following usage:
prpcUtils.bat ( export | exportRAP | import | expose | resave | runagent | runUpdateWizard | scanInvalidRules | manageHotfixes | javaSyntaxUpgrade | indexing | help ) [options...]
  --driverClass    Your JDBC driver class (example: oracle.jdbc.OracleDriver)
  --driverJAR      Location of your JDBC JAR file
  --dbType         Database vendor type ("mssql" for SQL Server, "udb" for DB/2 UDB, "oracledate" for Oracle)
  --dbURL          JDBC URL to db to be loaded
  --dbUser         Database username
  --dbPassword     Database password
  --archivePath    Full path to the archive to be imported or exported
  --hfixAction     If manageHotfixes is selected, sets the hotfix operation. Valid values are commit, rollback, generateDDL, install, and scan.
  --udbSchema      Sets the schema for UDB
  --noFailOnError  Set to true or false. When enabled, instances that fail to import are skipped and import continues instead of failing
  --U              PRPC User Name (Optional. But if provided, will be used only by exportRAP, resave, expose)
  --P              PRPC User Password (Optional. But if provided, will be used only by exportRAP, resave, expose)
  --accessGroup    AccessGroup in which the Rule-Declare-Index of the classes being exposed exists.(applicable for expose utility if --U or --P are not provided).
All "--" options are optional and will override options in the properties file
One can skip providing the DB user name and password in the file and can be given as parameters in the command line.

Published February 20, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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