Set-SCDWWatermark

Sets the watermark from which subsequent data processing should continue.

Syntax

Set-SCDWWatermark [-EntityName] <String> [-WaterMarkValue] <DateTime> [-ComputerName <String>]
 [-Credential <PSCredential>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Set-SCDWWatermark cmdlet sets the watermark from which data processing should continue. If you need to extract and process data again, a watermark identifies the point from which to continue the data processing so that data loss is minimal.

Examples

Example 1: Set a watermark

PS C:\>Set-SCDWWatermark -ComputerName "serverDW72" -EntityName "SoftwareUpdateDim"  -WaterMarkValue 1/1/2010

This command sets a watermark.

Parameters

-ComputerName

Specifies the name of the computer on which the System Center Data Access service is running. The user account that is defined in the Credential parameter must have access rights to the specified computer. You can omit this parameter only if the System Center Data Access Service is running on the same computer that has Service Manager installed.

Type:String
Aliases:CN
Required:False
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Credential

Specifies the credentials to use when you are connecting to the server on which the System Center Data Access service is running. The user account that is provided must have access to that server.

Type:PSCredential
Required:False
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-EntityName

Specifies the Dimension, Fact, or Outrigger on which to set the watermark. You can use the Get-SCDWEntity cmdlet to retrieve the value for the EntityName parameter.

Type:String
Required:True
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WaterMarkValue

Specifies the date that the watermark should be set to. The specified date must be in the past.

Type:DateTime
Required:True
Position:2
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Required:False
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Required:False
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

None.

You cannot pipe input to this cmdlet.

Outputs

None.

This cmdlet does not generate any output.