Remove Replication

Replication makes many changes to the database structure of your model, so the model file becomes considerably larger with additional information; you might, therefore, decide not to use the replication feature any more.

Access:   Tools | Data Management | Manage .EAP File | Remove Replication

Use to:

  • Remove replication from your model

How to:

To  remove replication from your model, follow the steps below:

Step

Action

1

Ensure that you have open a temporary repository (not the one having replication removed) - the menu option is not available if no repository is open

2

Select the Remove Replication menu option

The Remove Replication Wizard displays

3

Enter the full path and file name of the project to have replication removed

Click on the Next button

4

Enter the full path and file name of the base Enterprise Architect model (with no replication) to act as template

Click on the Next button

5

Enter the full path and required file name for the output file

Click on the Next button

6

Select whether to have a log file created and, if so, enter a file name for the log file

7

Click on the Run button to begin removing replication

Enterprise Architect creates a new project containing all the model information

Your model has now had replication removed, and should be considerably smaller

Notes:

  • You cannot remove replication from a model with Auditing enabled - if you want to remove replication:
  • Disable Auditing
  • If prompted to do so, allow Enterprise Architect to roll back the database version
  • Remove replication

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