The CA Workload Automation DE has Web Service job type that allows connecting to applications providing various services on the Net or within corporate network. Web services provide access to applications written in Java and Microsoft©.NET. A web service lets you invoke operations such as currency conversion, stock exchange quotes, or product pricing. In an enterprise workload automation environment, a web service might be used to invoke a business process such as posting accounts payable to the General Ledger.
Note: To run these jobs, your system requires CA WA Agent for UNIX, Linux, or Windows and CA WA Agent for Web Services.
Web Service jobs require that all the parameters be correctly entered. The job has provision for several user and authentication setup, which may be needed to properly access the services. If the CA Agent is not able to authenticate properly, the job may result in SUBERROR.