The dsctl command provides a simplified interface into controlling the datasource within a replication scenario to set the current replication position. Because dsctl uses the built-in datasource connectivity of the replicator, differences in the storage and configuration of the current replicator metadata and position can be controlled without resorting to updating the corresponding database directly.
The command is driven by a number of command-specific instructions to get or set the datasource position.
Table 8.22. dsctl Commands
These must be used in conjunction with one of the following options to select the required datasources or service:
Table 8.23. dsctl Command-line Options
If more than one service or datasource has been configured, one of these options much be used to select the service. Otherwise, by default dsctl will use the corresponding configured service.