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[AWA] VARA - Value range for data type NUMBER can be exceeded

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Article ID: 190701

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine

Issue/Introduction

Actual vs documented: Static variable Data Type: Number content length can be > 2147483647
https://docs.automic.com/documentation/webhelp/english/AWA/12.2/DOCU/12.2/AWA%20Guides/help.htm#AWA/Variables/varaSTATIC.htm?Highlight=vara%20static3

  • According to doc, type "NUMBER" has content length of 0-2147483647 but actual value can be upto 9999999999999998 (16-digit length)
  • This can be achieve via using :PUT_VAR script element

Environment

Release : 12.3

Component : AUTOMATION ENGINE

Cause

Defect

Resolution

This behavior is fixed in following version:
  • Automation.Engine 12.3.3 (planned release 2020-06-29)

Additional Information

Maximum value of static VARA objects with type numeric is not checked