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What is the max AgentName Length?

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Article ID: 186569

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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

Issue/Introduction

We have the option to customize the Agentname in "CA System Agent", this article will let you know what can be the max length of the agentname.


Environment

Release : ALL Supported version of Agents 11.3 +, 11.4+ and 11.5

Resolution

The max length of agent name can be only 16 but its good practice to be 15 or less.

While installing the Agent if you mention 16 and above character you will get below error message.

Invalid Agent Parameter
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Warning!! Agent Name cannot have more than 16 characters.
The installation may fail to install or the Agent may not be able to be
started after installation.

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Additional Information

For any more information on this you may refer to product docuemntation.