How to configure the Agent in order to run File Trigger jobs as an external process?

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Last Modified Date : 02/07/2018
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Question:

By default, File Trigger jobs are run as a thread. How to configure the Agent to run File Trigger jobs as an external process?

Environment:
WA Agent Release 11.3 SPx
Answer:

The solution is to set the following parameters in "agentparm.txt" file under the Agent installation directory:

filemonplugin.runexternal=true
oscomponent.default.user=user
oscomponent.default.password=password

You will need to restart the Agent for these parameters modification to be taken into account by

./cybAgent -s   to stop the agent followed by

./cybAgent -a  to restart the agent on Unix and Linux

On Windows restart the WA Agent Service.