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KB Article # KB0009282

Topic/Category: Batch Class Management

Ephesoft Version: 3.1 and 4.0 based installations (screenshots use 4.0, but the steps will be the same for both.)

Issue: You have accidentally deleted a batch class and would like to recover it. For this instruction, our example will be BC5 EphesoftInvoiceProcessingDemo which has it’s UNC path set as C:\Ephesoft\SharedFolders\WatchFolders\Invoice. See screenshots.

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Now, once you delete the Batch Class, it will no longer show in the UI page Batch Class Management and the folder will rename itself Invoice-BC5–deleted. See screenshot.

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Solution:

These are the instructions to undelete a Batch Class in Ephesoft

  1. Open the parent directory which holds the Batch Class’ UNC watch folder and change the name of the folder from Invoice-BC5–deleted to Invoice. You will remove the -BC#–deleted from the end of the directory name.
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  2. Next, you will open up the Ephesoft database in HeidiSQL or your SQL client of choice
  3. In the ephesoft.batch_class table, you will find the entry for the batch class which you are undeleting. You can sort by the BC# in the identifier column of the table and you will remove the -BC#–deleted from the end of the unc_folder column entry. It should now match the path to which you changed the folder name in the previous step.See screenshot.
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  4. While you still have the batch_class table open, there is also a column named is_deleted, you will need to change the value in this column from 1 to 0.
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  5. If you are on 4.1 or later, you need to go into the dcma-db.properties (application\WEB-INF\classes\META-INF\dcma-data-access\) and change the upgradePatch.enable to true rather than false and restart Transact.
  6. The Batch Class will be undeleted and now show again in the Batch Class Management screen and allow batches to be processed through it. A restart of Ephesoft is not necessary for these changes to be visible.

 

Workaround/Permanent Fix?: Permanent

 

 

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J.D. Abbey