Setting Event Management as a Dependent Service for Autosys


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If Event Mangement is not active before Autosys the integration will not be in effect.

The following steps show who to configure the services to make sure Event Management is started before Autosys on Windows 2003.


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  1. Locate the scheduler service in the registry via regedit:

    "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\CA Unicenter AutoSys Job Management Scheduler(ACE)"

  2. Go inside the key, you will see "DisplayName" "ErrorControl" etc.... you're in the right place if you do

    Create a new "Multi-String" value by right clicking in the right pane of regedit while inside the scheduler service key

  3. Have the name of the Multi-String" be


  4. Rick click on the new REG_MULT_SZ you created called "DependOnService" and set its value to be:


  5. A reboot will be required for changes to take effect

  6. Verify the change was made by checking the service manager, on the dependency tab for the scheduler service:

    START | RUN | services.msc - go to the

    CA Unicenter AutoSys JM Scheduler (???)
    Right click on it and click properties
    Check the "dependency tab" and you should see "CA-Unicenter"


Component: ATSYS