Access denied when trying to use PREP_PROCESS_FILE script function on UNIX.


Article ID: 87699


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CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine


Error Message :
U00000009 '{job_name}':Access denied

The ‘Access denied’ error message is displayed when using the Automic scripting language and attempting to use the PREP_PROCESS_FILE script function on a UNIX system and the Job fails.

If the PREP_PROCESS_FILE is removed the job continues.  This indicates that there is a problem accessing the directory and/or file referenced in the PREP_PROCESS_FILE script function.  Check to ensure that the Unix account used in the LOGIN object has sufficient access to this directory and/or file.



Cause type:
Root Cause: Unix account used in the LOGIN object does not have sufficient access to the directory/file.


OS: Unix


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: No Fix

Additional Information

Workaround :
Either:a) Modify the Unix account used in the LOGIN object with an account that has access to the directory/file.ORb) Ensure the existing Unix account has permission to the directory/file being used in PREP_PROCESS_FILE.