A File Event is going to status "FAULT_OTHER - Start impossible" after upgrading to v21 in our production.
FAULT_OTHER - Start impossible. Other error.
U00065005 Unable to start event '290345993' as user '', reason: 'safe_getpwnam'.
This happens when using a File Event with FILE_SIZE in ANONYMOUS mode without a login object.
A File Event using "number of files" can be run without a LOGIN object with ANONYMOUS_FE=Y and LOGIN_CHECK = no.
These are the errors in the message window:
U00065005 Unable to start event '1004005' as user '', reason: 'safe_getpwnam'.
U00011000 'EVNT.FILE.FILE_SIZE' (RunID: '0001004005') could not be started on 'UNIX_AGENT'. See next message.
This used to work in v12.3
Release : 21.0.4
This is a defect
Use a Login Object
Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.
Component(s): Unix Agent
Automation.Engine 21.0.6 - Planned release May 202324