Limit of 5 concurrent awexe threads

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Article ID: 87948

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Products

CA Automic Applications Manager (AM)

Issue/Introduction

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Applications Manager allows the use of 'awexe' calls to accomplish tasks like updating subvars to getting a list of current jobs in the backlog. These can be used both inside or outside of Applications Manager jobs. 

However, the Applications Manager AgentService process allows only 5 threads to be used for 'awexe' calls. What this means for our customers is that at anytime only 5 concurrent awexe calls can be running. Also, depending on the nature of the call, some of these calls can take several minutes to run (awexe jq/jh, etc.).

If more than 5 calls have been issued, they simply wait till they have a chance to run when one of the older calls have finished. Depending on the frequency and nature of these calls this can cause a possible bottle-neck and slow things down.

Cause

Cause type:
By design
Root Cause: A maximum of 5 threads allowed for 'awexe' calls.

Environment

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Resolution

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Fix Status: No Fix

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Additional Information

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