job is failing with error "Incorrect Function"

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Article ID: 5776

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Products

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

Issue/Introduction

Getting Error "Incorrect Function" on windows server when you run a job with VBScript command.

Cause

- missed permissions in windows for the user

- incorrect setting in agentparm.txt

Environment

WAAE 11.3.6 SPx on windows

Resolution

- Set 'oscomponent.initialworkingdirectory=SCRIPT' in agentparm.txt file

- Change the VBScript to specify absolute path

- Apply the foolowing steps from windows to give the permission to job owner :


1. Start --> Run "MMC -32"

2. File --> Add Remove Snap-In

3. Choose "Component Services"

4. Click Add, OK

5. Navigate to Console Root

6. Navigate to Component Services

7. Navigate to Computers

8. Navigate to My Computer

9. Navigate to DCOM Config

10. Navigate to Microsoft Excel Application

11. Right-click on Microsoft Excel Application and choose Properties

12. Choose Identity tab

13. Select "This User" and enter the credentials for the JOB OWNER used in the AutoSys Job.

14. Click OK.