AS400 Agent stops during file transfer(JOBF)

Document ID : KB000084917
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Error Message :
Error message in the AS400 Agent log:

20161124/191539.685 - Reason - 3452 - Too many open files for this process.

The AS400 Agent can stop during a file transfer (JOBF) with the above error.
 
Environment:
OS: IBM AS/400
OS Version: N/A
Cause:
Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: The AS400 Agent does not work when too many files are open.
Resolution:
Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

There is new information in the agent's log file about maximum number of file descriptors. The default file descriptor limit can be changed with the "DosSetRelMaxFH()" - Change the Maximum Number of File Descriptors API.


The API would be called via a C program.


Fix Status: In Progress

Fix Version(s):
Automation Engine 12.2.0 - Planned release date - 2018-06-19
Automation Engine 12.1.1 - Available
Automation Engine 12.0.4 - Available
Automation Engine 11.2.7 – Available
Additional Information:
Workaround :
N/A