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Can we upgrade an agent while jobs are running on it?

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Article ID: 186396

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Products

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 CA Workload Automation DE - System Agent (dSeries) CA Workload Automation DE - Business Agents (dSeries) CA Workload Automation DE - Scheduler (dSeries) DSERIES- SERVER

Issue/Introduction

Is it possible to upgrade an agent while jobs are running on it?

Environment

Release : 11.4

Component : CA Workload Automation System Agent

Resolution

It is not recommended/supported to upgrade/reinstall the agent while jobs are running.
You should wait for all jobs to complete on that agent, then you can proceed with the stopping of the agent and uninstall/reinstall/upgrade.