Procedure for changing an agent name in AutoSys
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Procedure for changing an agent name in AutoSys

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

Issue/Introduction

What is the procedure to change an agent name on Windows?

Environment

Release: WKLASE99000-11.4-Workload Automation-Agent SE
Component:

Resolution

You'll need to change the name in the agenparm.txt

#
# Agent name
#
agentname=WA_AGENT   <==== Change agent name here


and also in the machine definition 

insert_machine: test-agent-server
type: a
factor: 1.00
port: 7520
node_name: test-agent-server
agent_name: WA_AGENT   <====== Change agent name here 
encryption_type: DEFAULT
opsys: windows
character_code: ASCII

Note: if you change the directory name of the agent (example default of WA_AGENT), this will affect the startup scripts