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How to Pause and Resume the Scheduler or Application Server after Making Modifications to the AE Configuration File

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Article ID: 41030

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Products

CA Workload Automation AE - Business Agents (AutoSys) CA Workload Automation AE - Scheduler (AutoSys) Workload Automation Agent

Issue/Introduction

Question: 

How can you have the scheduler or the application server to read the modified values without restarting it?

Environment:

Workload Automation AE 11.3 + Unix

Answer: 

You can pause and resume the scheduler or the application server to read the modified values of the following parameters in the configuration file at runtime:

  • CrossPlatformScheduling
  • GlobalPendMachDelay
  • GlobalPendMachStatus
  • GlobalPendMachInterval
  • AggregatorStatistics
  • EnableIPCaching
  • ISDBGACTIV
  • LOGROLLOVER
  • NotifyMethod
  • NotifySMTPHost
  • UnicenterEvents
  • ServiceDeskUser
  • ServiceDeskCust
  • ServiceDeskURL
  • DCAUser
  • DCAURL
  • UseSMTPAuthentication
  • NotifySMTPUser
  • NotifySMTPFromAddress
  • SetJobAttributeEnvironmentals

Note: The scheduler and application server also refresh the internal components responsible for managing real resources.

Follow these steps:

  1. Run the shell that is sourced to use CA Workload Automation AE.
    The operating system command prompt appears.
  2. Enter the following commands at the operating system prompt:

unisrvcntr status waae_sched.$AUTOSERV

 

unisrvcntr status waae_server.$AUTOSERV

The scheduler and application server process IDs are displayed as follows:

               CA Services Status Report

           Component Name               Pid        Status    

------------------------------------  -------  --------------

WAAE Scheduler (ACE)                    32220  running

               CA Services Status Report

           Component Name               Pid        Status    

------------------------------------  -------  --------------

WAAE Application Server (ACE)           33330  running

  1. Enter the following command:

kill -HUP {scheduler_pid|applicationserver_pid}

    • scheduler_pid
      Defines the process ID of the scheduler that you want to pause and resume.
    • applicationserver_pid
      Defines the process ID of the application server that you want to pause and resume.

 

The scheduler and/or application server services have been paused and resumed.

Environment

Release: ATSYHA99000-11.3.6-Workload Automation AE-High Availability Option
Component: