Unable to login to User Interface or slow to connect

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Article ID: 87381

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine AUTOMIC WORKLOAD AUTOMATION

Issue/Introduction

Error Message :
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When attempting to login from a Windows 2012 Server using the User Interface it may take some time to successfully connect and may even time out when a folder list is displayed in the GUI or a search is performed.

Investigation

This behavior has been seen in Automation Engine (AE) installations on Windows 2012 Servers where 
  • The number of entries in the activity window contained more than 20000 items.
  • The AE version is older than v11.2.1 and the temp folder for the log files contain a lot of memory dump with the "Access violation" errors and force trace and the WP crashes.  


 

Cause

Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: Automation Engine DWP server crashes sporadically when a folder list is displayed in the GUI or a search is performed in the GUI

Environment

OS: Windows Server 2012

Resolution

This field was added on 30/03/2017. This article has not been updated yet. Refer to the "Description" or "Workaround" sections for solution information.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Automation Engine 11.2.1 - Available

Additional Information

Workaround :
Clean up (deactivate) tasks in the activity window so there are fewer records being returned and the User Interface should be able to successfully connect.