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File System: Change file date

The Question is:

We moved our Alphastation physically on 2/3/96....on 2/6/96
we noticed the time had jumped ahead 4 years to 6-feb-2000
...not sure what happended to cause this...In any event, no
batch had been queued, and there was only a small amount
of Oracle data changed during the 2 days. We reset the clock.
My question is: Is there a way to change the year portion of
file creation date without doing backup/restores or copies
in a case like this? (modifaction/expiration dataes, same

The Answer is:

    I believe the DFU utility (on the OpenVMS Freeware CD) can modify
    dates on files.

    ANALIZE/DISK/REPAIR will fix files that have dates in the future