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Jobs started without dependencies being met

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Article ID: 212624

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Products

CA Workload Automation AE - Scheduler (AutoSys)

Issue/Introduction

Two boxes started without dependencies being met causing multiple jobs to trigger before the intended time.

Environment

Release : 12.0

Component : CA Workload Automation AE (AutoSys)

Resolution

The client thought putting a box on_hold would change the status of the jobs within.

It does not. 

They remain in their prior status.

That was unexpected by the client and as a result down stream jobs ran as the jobs within the box were in a state of success from a prior run.  They thought the on_hold to the parent would have trickled down to the inner jobs.  

The product is working as designed.

Recommendation review the job dependencies to ensure they are set as needed.