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Dot in the command field fails the job in r12.0 Agent

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Article ID: 241001

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Products

Workload Automation Agent

Issue/Introduction

In r12.0 System Agent job fails when (.) dot is prefixed in command field.

command: .   /tmp/abc.sh

Cause

In r12.0 currently the Agent is treating any string before space as command and any string after space as argument. In this case dot (.) is considered as a command and hence it is failing.

Environment

Release : 12.0

Component : Workload Automation System Agent

Resolution

You may need to apply below patches to address this issue.

AutoSys Agent r12 prefixes the target script with the shell. LU05250 LINUX - RED HAT
AutoSys Agent r12 prefixes the target script with the shell LU05655 SUN-SOLARIS
AutoSys Agent r12 prefixes the target script with the shell. LU05654 IBM AIX

Additional Information

Please confirm with support before apply the patch.