Cannot deploy applications as the artifact cannot be sent to the execution server.

Document ID : KB000094079
Last Modified Date : 02/05/2018
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Issue:
There are 3 agents used as retrieval agents and they are in retrieval agent group

one of the agent is on the execution server which cannot have the files distributed and application deployment failing with below Error 

Failed to distribute artifact [artifact_store/releaseID_XXX/TARGETMAIFES/Target/1.0/TargetManifest.XML]to exeuction server[server Host name]
Environment:
Release Automation 6.3
 
Resolution:
Check the retrieval agents are with loopback IP address. (127.0.0.1) or actual IP address. 
You can check the Retrieval agent Ip address in Automation Studio .
In Automation Studio, click Administration, Agent Management, Agent groups

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Go to CA\ReleaseAutomationServer\NolioAgent\conf and open nimi_config.xml file for editing. 
Change the loop back IP address to Actual IP address
<supernode>127.0.0.1:6600</supernode>
Restart the agent service and try the deployment again.