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Lower priority jobs process before higher priority jobs during RESWAIT

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Article ID: 201136

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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 again observed jobs with lower priority are running ahead of jobs with higher priority when RESWAIT conditions exist.

Environment

Release : 11.3.6

Component : CA Workload Automation AE (AutoSys)

Resolution

The priority will be applied only when all the jobs are queued for the same virtual resource.

If two jobs each for a different resource are queued in RESWAIT, the priority does not applied.

JobA with lower priority can run before jobB with higher priority when the resource requirement for jobA is met.

In your case, you have seven jobs, only the first three jobs require the same virtual resource. All three jobs have the same priority. The other four jobs each require a different resource.