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 set object(1m)		  Open Software Foundation	      set object(1m)




 NAME
      set object - Changes the value of a modifiable, single-valued
      attribute of an object entry

 SYNOPSIS
      cdscp set object object-name attribute-name = attribute-value


 ARGUMENTS
      object-name
		The full name of the object entry.

      attribute-name
		The name of the attribute to be modified.  Specify only one
		attribute at a time.  See the cds_attributes file for the
		list of attributes and corresponding data types that your
		application uses.

      attribute-value
		The value of a particular attribute.  The value of an
		application-defined attribute is dependent on the type of
		attribute.


 DESCRIPTION
      The set object command changes the value of a modifiable, single-
      valued attribute of an object entry.  If the attribute does not exist,
      this command creates it.	Usually, this task is performed through the
      client application.  See the OSF DCE Administration Guide for more
      information about attributes.

    Privilege Required
      You must have write permission to the object entry.

 NOTE
      This command is replaced at Revision 1.1 by the dcecp command and may
      not be provided in future releases of DCE.

 EXAMPLE
      To change the value of the sales_record attribute to region2 of an
      object entry named /.:/Q1_records, follow these steps:


       1.  Read the cds_attributes file to check that the attribute
	   sales_record is listed, as shown in the following display:


	       OID	   LABEL	   SYNTAX
	   1.3.22.1.3.66   sales_record	   char





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 set object(1m)		  Open Software Foundation	      set object(1m)




       2.  Enter the following command to assign the value region2 to the
	   attribute sales_record of an object entry named /.:/Q1_records.

	   dscp>&gt&gt> set object /.:/Q1_records sales_record = region2


 RELATED INFORMATION
      Commands: add object(1m), create object(1m), delete object(1m), list
      object(1m), remove object(1m), show object(1m)

      Books: OSF DCE Administration Guide











































 Hewlett-Packard Company	    - 2 -	      OSF DCE 1.1/HP DCE 1.8