capam_command with addTargetApplication failed because of PAM-CM-0536 error

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Article ID: 76419

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Products

CA Privileged Access Manager - Cloakware Password Authority (PA) PAM SAFENET LUNA HSM CA Privileged Access Manager (PAM)

Issue/Introduction

It tried to create the UNIX application named 'test0219' by the capam_command as follows, but the error returned. 
 
C:\work\PAM\CAPAM_3.1.1\RemoteCLI>capam_command capam=<IP ADDRESS> adminUserID=super cmdName=addTargetApplication TargetServer.hostName=<DEVICE NAME> TargetApplication.name=test0219 TargetApplication.type=generic 
Enter password: 

<CommandResult><cr.itemNumber>0</cr.itemNumber><cr.statusCode>1</cr.statusCode><cr.statusDescription>PAM-CM-0536: Application error occurred. An error occurred while executing the command: addTargetApplication</cr.statusDescription><cr.result></cr.result></CommandResult>

The below DocOps explains the command with the required parameters and the above command has all required parameters. But the problem occurs.

 Title: addTargetApplication 
 https://goo.gl/HyLe9K 

Also, when it ran this command, the session log was not updated anything that related to this action.

Environment

CA Privileged Access Manager 3.1.1

Resolution

Here is the for example of the UNIX/Linux's application creation. 
 
capam_command capam=<IP address> adminUserID=super cmdName=addTargetApplication TargetServer.hostName=xx.xxx.x.xx TargetApplication.name=testRHEL TargetApplication.type=unixII 

Windows Proxy is the TargetApplication.name=windows. 

Regarding the UNIX connector for the TargetApplication.name, the below DocOps page explains about the value. 
https://docops.ca.com/ca-privileged-access-manager/3-1-1/EN/reference/credential-manager-target-connector-settings/unix-target-connector#UNIXTargetConnector-UNIXAddTargetApplicationCLIParameters