Java 1.8 (JDK/SDK/JRE) version from WAAE 11.3.6 SP6 DVD DVD04143006E_Linux_Unix.iso is not installed for Solaris Sparc

Document ID : KB000008745
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

 

After the installation of the system agent from the CA WAAE 11.3.6 SP6 DVD "DVD04143006E_Linux_Unix.iso" image, 

The Java version installed in /opt/CA/WorkloadAutomationAE/SystemAgent/WA_AGENT/jre/release

is not 1.8 like on the other platforms.

However we see in the resulting installation, the Java version is 1.7.0_131 instead

.. SystemAgent/WA_AGENT/jre/release -

JAVA_VERSION="1.7.0"
OS_NAME="SunOS"
OS_VERSION="5.10"
OS_ARCH="sparc"

Environment:
CA Workload Automation Agent for:Solaris sparc 32-bit11.3, Service Pack 7, Maintenance Level 0, Build 979
Cause:

The System Agent coming from WAAE 11.3.6 SP6 is 32 bit

and Solaris, used  java 1.7 for 32-bit

 

Resolution:

It is documented  that the System Agent on Solaris 32-bit agent distributes JRE 1.7 only.

https://docops.ca.com/ca-workload-automation-ae/11-4-2/en/release-notes/ae-release-notes/ae-system-requirements

If you need JRE 1.8 then you can go with the 64-bit agent from the System Agent DVD

CA Workload Automation System Agent 11.3 SP7 DVD01145522E.iso

Additional Information:

Oracle has not released a version of Java 8 for 32-bit Solaris, CA cannot certify agent 32 bit on solaris with JAVA 1.8.