Unix Agent restart sets the "out" and "temp" directories to mode 0777

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Article ID: 144757

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine CA Automic One Automation

Issue/Introduction

The agent directories "out" and "temp" are set to mode 1777 in accordance security requirements during installation on Unix servers (sticky bit t).

>ls -la 

drwxr-xr-x. 7 sup sup   66 Sep 27  2018 .
drwxrwxr-x. 7 sup sup 4096 Feb  6  2019 ..
drwxr-xr-x. 2 sup sup    6 Jun 26  2018 backup
drwxr-xr-x. 3 sup sup 4096 Nov  7 13:42 bin
drwxrxxrwt. 2 sup sup    6 Jun 26  2018 out
drwxr-xr-x. 2 sup sup    6 Jun 26  2018 resources
drwxrwxrwt. 2 sup sup 4096 Feb  9 01:00 temp


However from agent version v2.1.5 or v12.2.2, the mode is reset to mode 0777 when the agent is restarted. 

The agent directories "out" and "temp" are set to mode 1777 (sticky bit t) from the bank's security settings during installation on Unix servers. From agent version 12.1.5, the mode is reset to mode 0777 when the agent is restarted.The agent directories "out" and "temp" are set to mode 1777 (sticky bit t) from the bank's security settings during installation on Unix servers.From agent version 12.1.5, the mode is reset to mode 0777 when the agent is restarted.

The agent directories "out" and "temp" are set to mode 1777 (sticky bit t) from the bank's security settings during installation on Unix servers. From agent version 12.1.5, the mode is reset to mode 0777 when the agent is restarted.

The agent directories "out" and "temp" are set to mode 1777 (sticky bit t) from the bank's security settings during installation on Unix servers. From agent version 12.1.5, the mode is reset to mode 0777 when the agent is restarted.

Cause

The Unix Agent reset the sticky bit for the directories "temp" and "out" on restart

Environment

Release : v12.2 / v12.3

Component : Unix Agent

Resolution

Solution:

Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.


Fix version:

Component(s): Unix Agent

Automation.Engine 12.3.3 - Planned release 2020-06-29

Automation.Engine 12.2.7 - Planned release 2020-10-05