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(CSA) Support Tip: The purge tool does not warn of wrong use in some cases

The purge tool requires 'age.in.days.to.purge.subscription' to be specified in the config properties file

We experienced an issue when the purge tool was not deleting the expected. During troubleshooting we found out that the 'age.in.days.to.purge.subscription' was specified on the command-line as an option to the tool rather than in the config properties file which is the supported/documented way - the tool unfortunately did not warn user of the wrong use and appeared as accepting all options. The actual value was however ignored and instead the default value (400 in 4.7) was taken into account.

 

This resulted in the following ER:

https://softwaresupport.hpe.com/group/softwaresupport/search-result/-/facetsearch/document/KM02858423

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