The Update File ID utility, ctfileid, provides a convenient and safe way to update the fileid parameter of the file header. See the section Copying Server Controlled Files in the FairCom DB Programmer's Reference Guide for details for when this may be necessary. The file is opened exclusively, ensuring that the server does not have it open.
The syntax for this utility is shown below:
ctfileid file [-ioq] [-n <size>] [-t] [-s <svn>] [-u <uid>] [-p <upw>]
Note: ctfileid.c replaces the previous informal and undocumented utilities, updateid.c and newid.c.
An additional option is available to set the node size in standalone mode: