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Agent with oa plugin extended start time


Article ID: 141212


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


When starting the 11.4 agent with the oa.jar it takes nearly a minute to initialize the plugin. The message at the command line is as follows.

CA-System Agent WA_AGENT Agent service is starting...

The service did not respond to the start request in a timely fashion

                                                           [  OK  ]

Compared to the start time of the 11.3.4 agent which takes about a second  to initialize. 

11.4 logs have been uploaded.


System entropy is low.


Release : 11.3.6

Component : CA Workload Automation Agent for Oracle E-Business Suite


User modified to replace random with urandom and the issue was resolved.