Official statement for BS2000 Time Shift issue and its consequences for the Automic BS2000 Agent

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Article ID: 87188

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine AUTOMIC WORKLOAD AUTOMATION

Issue/Introduction

Error Message :
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There is a BS2000 time shift issue, occurring on all BS2000 OSD versions at 01-18-2018. The 32 bit applications on the BS2000 machine will have a time overflow of seconds. Please get further information about this issue from your BS2000 Administrator.

For German speaking users there is the following article:
https://www.computerwoche.de/a/fujitsu-bs2000-anwender-muessen-alternativen-pruefen,2356165
 

Cause

Cause type:
Other
Root Cause: n/a

Environment

Release: AUTWAB99000-11.0-Automic Workload Automation-Base Edition
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Resolution

The Automation Engine BS2000 Agent is prepared for the time shift issue. At least the latest Agent versions (10.0.8, 11.2, 12.0.1 and 12.1.0) will not have any issues with time shifting.

Please note that this is only valid for the agent binaries, all running jobs on the BS2000 Agent have to be checked if they are designed in a way the time shift issue can be overcome.
 

Fix Status: No Fix

Additional Information

Workaround :
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