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RA Business Objects Job executing report in incorrect folder

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Article ID: 87982

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine

Issue/Introduction

Error Message :
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If you are executing a Business Objects report that is located in a different folder but has the same name as a report in a parent folder, the parent folder's report will be executed.

Investigation

1. Create a report in a Business Objects folder. 
2. Create a sub folder called s3thj9 
3. Copy the first report into the s3thj9 folder. 
4. Execute the report that is now in s3thj9. 

Actual
The report in item 1 will be executed.

Expected
The report in item 4 should be executed.

Environment

Release: AOMBOA99000-3.0-Automic-Operations Manager-Business Objects Agent
Component:

Cause

Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: RA Business Objects Job executing report in incorrect folder with the same name

Resolution

The RA BusinessObjects job would execute the Report in the incorrect folder. Previously, it was checking for the report name in each sub-directory until reaching the reports folder. Now, as of the released version listed below, it only checks the report name in the specified reports folder.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
RA Business Objects 4.0.0 - Available

Additional Information

Workaround :
Give all reports unique names when possible.