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CA Workload Automation Agent patch results in "libfilefilter.so The target : libfilefilter.so is not writeable file. Terminating patching".

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Article ID: 20588

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Products

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

Issue/Introduction

Description:

When trying to patch CA Workload Automation Agent on AIX 6.x, one may see the following error:

Checking ==> /path/to/ESPSystemAgent/libfilefilter.so

The target : /path/to/ESPSystemAgent/libfilefilter.so is not writeable file. Terminating patching

Update failed

Solution:

The patch may require the user to run 'slibclean' command as root. Here are the steps to run the patch installer:

  1. Shut down the agent.

  2. Backup the agent directory.

  3. As root user run the following command:

    slibclean

  4. Run the patch installer

  5. Start and test the agent

NB. For more information on the 'slibclean' command, please refer to the IBM AIX Information Center, AIX Documentation.

Environment

Release: ATSAGE99000-11.3-Workload Automation AE-Remote Agent
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