Procedure for Changing CA WA Agent Name
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Procedure for Changing CA WA Agent Name

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Article ID: 72679

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Products

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

Issue/Introduction



What is the procedure for changing an agent name?

Environment

All Supported Windows OS
All Supported Linux OS

Resolution

You can change the agent name in the agenparm.txt and the machine definition.

example in the agenparm.txt file:
#
# Agent name
#
agentname=WA_AGENT   <====== Change agent name here



example of the machine definition:

insert_machine: (machine_name)
type: a
factor: 1.00
port: 7520
node_name: host1234.company.com
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