Incorrect calculation of Agent resources when using HostGroups

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Article ID: 223183

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine

Issue/Introduction

When using HostGroups for Agent assignment and setting a limit on Max. Resource Jobs value it can happen that the resources are not used to the max.

Steps to reproduce:

  • Jobs with the agent assignment to Host groups
  • Agent maximum resources Jobs value set to any value (ex:100 or 300 or 450).
  • Host Group has around multiple Agents with the mode "Load Dependent"

Issues:

  • Display of full usage of resources in the Agents view when still there are resources available
  • Jobs are going to "Waiting for resource" status when the actual active job count for particular agent is low.

Cause

This can happen when all jobs in a Workflow are assigned to run on the same Agent.

Environment

Release : 12.3

Component : AUTOMATION ENGINE

Resolution

In the JOBP untick:

Assign same Agent
 
 

In the JOBS choose: Generate Task at