Error in `event_demon': free(): invalid pointer: 0xf6e8a4f4

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Article ID: 128512

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Products

CA Workload Automation AE - Business Agents (AutoSys) CA Workload Automation AE - Scheduler (AutoSys) CA Workload Automation Agent

Issue/Introduction

The Scheduler and Application Server both fail immediately after startup with an error similar to...

*** Error in `event_demon': free(): invalid pointer: 0xf6e8a4f4 ***

The error is followed by a backtrace.

Cause

This is due to a known issue in the WAAE code that sometimes occurs when the Oracle TNS alias is greater than 30 characters.

Environment

WAAE 11.3.6 SP6 and below
Oracle Database

Resolution

There is a fix for this issue in 11.3.6 SP7.
Workaround is to shorten the Oracle TNS alias to something under 30 characters.