Autosys windows agents connection issue

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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) CA Workload Automation Agent CA Workload Automation AE

Issue/Introduction

Agent losing connectivity intermittently below is the error message 

Caused by: java.net.UnknownHostException: <hostname>
  at java.net.AbstractPlainSocketImpl.connect(Unknown Source)

Cause

DNS fails to resolve the hostname and to find out cause internal network teams should troubleshoot using traceroute,etc.

Environment

Release : 11.3*

Component : CA Workload Automation System Agent

Resolution

- work-around is to keep the host information in /etc/hosts file in server for a direct handshake with the server from agents.

- Make sure that DNS is resolving correctly.