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AWI Cannot select user defined metadata on jobs


Article ID: 84683


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CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine


Error Message :

Custom attributes with dynamic variables are not supported. If custom attributes with dynamic variables are used, the list of the attributes is empty, because dynamic variables aren't resolved.

In the Java UI elements is displayed as a choice in user defined metadata, but not in the Automic Web Interface (AWI).  However, the values that are selected in JAVA UI do appear in the AWI but the AWI cannot be used to set user defined metadata from the list of possible entries.


Cause type:
Root Cause: If a SQL is used for the custom attributes the AWI is doing an open object instead of preview/get_var to retrieve the data open object is the wrong approach.


OS Version: N/A


Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Automic Web Interface 12.1.0 - Available
Automic Web Interface 12.0.3 - Available

Additional Information

Workaround :
Use JAVA UI instead of the AWI.