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References to EXEC VARA objects not correctly resolved when used in Parameters of other EXEC VARA objects

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Article ID: 88145

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine

Issue/Introduction

Error Message :
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References to EXEC VARA objects are not correctly resolved when they are used in the parameters of other EXEC VARA objects.

This issue has only been seen in the Automation Engine 
11.2.1HF1.

Investigation

  • As shown below, FIRST.VARA_EXEC calls FIRST.SCRI and returns the desired result of ABC1223 when pressing the "Preview" button.

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  • A reference to FIRST.VARA_EXEC is used as a parameter in SECOND.VARA_EXEC, inside curly brackets:

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Results

Expected: The reference to FIRST.VARA._EXEC should return 'ABC123'.

Actual:
The VARA reference is resolved to the data sequence label '001_PROCESS_001' instead of the correct value 'ABC123'.

 

Cause

Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: In the Automation Engine 11.2.1 HF1 references to EXEC VARA objects not correctly resolved when used in the parameters of other EXEC VARA objects.

Environment

OS Version: N/A

Resolution

Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Component(s) : AE Server and Initialdata

Automation Engine 12.0.2 - Available
Automation Engine 11.2.5 - Available
Automation Engine 11.1.5 - Available

Additional Information

Workaround :
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