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Cascade Updates

The Cascade Update utility allows Administrators to maintain database integrity and consistency by altering or deleting the data in one or more dependent files to match changes made to data in a source file.

For example, incident records are linked to the contacts table by the contact name (probsummary, = contacts, If someone were to edit the contact record and change, the associated incident records would lose their link and become orphaned. You could set up a Cascade Update record to monitor the field in contacts and change the field in related incident records to match accordingly.

Related concepts

Cascade Update example

Related tasks

Create a Cascade Update
Create a Cascade Delete
Create a Cascade Update/Delete Configuration Record
Create the example Cascade Configuration Record
Create the example trigger record
Test the example Cascade Update