Exception: com.ca.generator.GenUtilityValidationException: AGENT_NAME variable cannot be unspecified.

Document ID : KB000099101
Last Modified Date : 04/06/2018
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Issue:

The silent installation of the System Agent release 11.4 on Windows fails with:

C:\Program Files\CA\WA Agent>".\jre\bin\java" -jar generator.jar installerData.properties 
Generating security.txt file
Generating security.txt file
Generating keygen.bat file
Generating ftpusrcfg.bat file
Generating password.bat file
:Unexpected error occurred during file generation:
   Exception: com.ca.generator.GenUtilityValidationException: AGENT_NAME variable cannot be unspecified.
    at com.ca.generator.AgentData.validateWithException(AgentData.java:385)
    at com.ca.generator.AgentData.getAgentName(AgentData.java:524)
    at com.ca.generator.AgentparmGenerator.genAgentNameSection(AgentparmGenerator.java:86)
    at com.ca.generator.AgentparmGenerator.genAgentparm(AgentparmGenerator.java:21)
    at com.ca.generator.GenerateFiles.generateAll(GenerateFiles.java:121)
    at com.ca.generator.GenerateFilesDriver.main(GenerateFilesDriver.java:25)

                          Status: FATAL ERROR
                          Additional Notes: FATAL ERROR - "Post-Install: Generation of additional files failed"
Environment:
System Agent 11.4 on Windows
Cause:
The format of the win_installer.properties file is not the same between releases 11.3 and 11.4

You get this above error message when running setup.exe from the System Agent 11.3 DVD with a win_installer.properties file from the 11.4 DVD
Resolution:
Use the win_installer.properties file from the 11.4 DVD with the setup.exe file from the same DVD