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OMI - Set

1995 Version of ANSI (Equivalent to Current ISO Version) of Standard

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5.4.4 Set

(Operation type 10) This operation assigns a value to a global variable, creating the variable if it does not already exist.

The fields of the set request and their sequence shall be:

  1. Replicate flag: <SI> indicates whether the server should replicate the operation (see 4.6). 0 means no, 1 means yes. All other values are reserved.
    Note – Servers are not required to support replication. Those that do support it shall honor this field.
  2. Global reference: <LS> the name of the global variable (gvn) that is to be set to a new value.
  3. Global value: <LS> The value to be assigned to the global variable.

The set response consists of a header only, indicating whether an error occurred during the operation.

<SI>
Replicate
<LS> <LS>
<LI> Global Ref <LI> Global Value

Figure 8 – Set request

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