I have a job running using CA ESP Workload Automation. A few weeks ago, we did an agent upgrade. Prior to the upgrade the job ran a .bat file located on server --- E:\ABC\Server\Bat\DEF.bat.keyed on the CMDNAME line. With the upgrade, the Programmer had the .bat changed to an .exe ---- C\Windows\System32\cmd.exe and added an ARGS statement - ie C:\Readafile\readafile.exe. Now, the job seems to be taking longer to close the file so we added a Relelay 1 to the successor job located in a different appl. The successor job is still taking off too soon - before the file has been closed. I changed the Reldelay from 1 to 7 and we're waiting to see how this works.
Does anyone know if the type of executable being used can cause a slowdown in the file closing after the job completes? We had no issues with this prior to the agent upgrade and I'm being asked why there is a problem now.
Any insights or opinions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!