How to create a new security certificate for AE
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How to create a new security certificate for AE


Article ID: 44766


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CA Workload Automation AE - Scheduler (AutoSys) Autosys Workload Automation


After a new installation of WA AE we get the following error messages when trying to access the EEM Security Server:

CAUAJM_E_10436 Security server unreachable or invalid authentication certificate file.

CAUAJM_E_10434 Error initiating security session.


[ISE_BADOBJECT bad object data]

[Authenticate Error: Authentication Failed]

[Identity Attempted: ]

[CertificateReader::loadPEM  - cannot read certificate]

Please advise how to create a new Security certificate for AE.


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


The solution is to proceed by the following steps to activate EEM security for your WAAE AutoSys instance and to create a new security certificate :

  1. Log on to CA Workload Automation AE as the EDIT superuser and enter the following command at the UNIX operating system prompt or the Windows instance command prompt:
    $ autosys_secure

Please select from the following options:
[1] Activate EEM instance security. < =====
[2] Manage EDIT/EXEC superusers.|
[3] Change database password.
[4] Change remote authentication method.
[5] Manage user@host users.
[6] Get Encrypted Password.
[0] Exit CA WAAE Security Utility.

  1. Enter 1 ( Activate EEM instance security)  and press the Enter key.
  1. Enter the CA EEM server details when prompted ( CA EEM server name ..... )

The security certificates are created, and the following message is displayed:

CAUAJM_I_60201 EEM instance security successfully set. <=====