This document describes recovering from a corrupted IDAS configuration where no data is being stored and the following error message shows up in the SMC log viewer:
Error : New node config version 0000XXXXXXXXX differs from recalculated version 0000YYYYYYYYY. Corrupted configuration saved to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Archestra\Historian\IDAS\Support\idatacfg_PMICHNEUAPP75_21_backup_corrupted_002.dat
1) Shutdown and disable the Historian by right clicking on Status under the Management Console and choosing All Tasks \ Shutdown (and dIsable) Historian.
2) Delete the data files from the following folders:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users.WINDOWS\Application Data\ArchestrA\Historian\Configuration\IDAS Configurations C:\Documents and Settings\All Users.WINDOWS\Application Data\ArchestrA\Historian\IDAS\Configurations
3) Restart the Historian by right clicking on Status under the Management Console and choosing All Tasks \ Enable (allow to run) Historian.
At this point, the IDAS should start functioning properly.