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Recovery of "Lost Header " data file of VAX VMS 6.2 System

 
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prabir kumar patra
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Recovery of "Lost Header " data file of VAX VMS 6.2 System

The system is vax open VMS6.2 running under cluster enviornment. The data file having situation information stored automatically in a directory "data_record_files" with specified blocks in auxuliary disk. While change over master to alternate node some files observed missing.
On analyze auxuliary disk it observed that the missing files showing:

" %ANALDISK-W-LOSTHEADER, file (61,53844,1)Datafilename.Extn;1 not found in a directory "

kindly advice to recover the lost header files.
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Kris Clippeleyr
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Re: Recovery of "Lost Header " data file of VAX VMS 6.2 System

Hi,
The situation might call for further investigation...
But if the corruption of the disk isn't too bad, an ANALYZE/DISK/REPAIR will place "lost files" in the [SYSLOST] directory on that disk.
Hope this helps.
Kris (aka Qkcl)
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prabir kumar patra
Occasional Contributor

Re: Recovery of "Lost Header " data file of VAX VMS 6.2 System

DEAR kris,
Thank you for your suggestion. I am able to solve the "lost header" problem.
prabir