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Semaphore Locks seen in HRefresh log

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Article ID: 230519

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Products

CA Harvest Software Change Manager

Issue/Introduction

After upgrading Harvest, customer is unable to deploy files successfully:

The generated HRefresh logs show the following:

Post Commands:
semaphore file already locked by another job
maximum number of retries has been reached.  Aborting job.

Environment

Release : 14.0

Component : CA Harvest Software Change Manager

Cause

Customer needs to add nolock to hrefresh.arg

Resolution

We added -nolock to hrefresh.arg per this documentation:

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/business-management/harvest-scm/14-0/administrating/synchronize-reference-directories/set-up-hrefresh.html#concept.dita_5aca6aa53b44cbcc06d8fc1bf70ac70b221bb643_SemaphoreLocks