SFTP_JAVA and FTP_JAVA prompts that use environment variables do not resolve

Document ID : KB000087797
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Error Message :
Java job fails.

After upgrading to AM v8.0.15 environment variables used in prompts no longer resolve for the SFTP_JAVA and FTP_JAVA jobs. 
 
Environment variables are written to the pm file in the $AW_HOME/run directory and then set and exported when the job runs.  JAVA jobs run through the RMI/AgentService process and do not execute a pm file.  Environment variables were never intended to work within a prompt of a JAVA job.  It is recommended that a substitution variable be used instead of an environment variable for all JAVA jobs, which will be evaluated when the JAVA job runs.


 
Cause:
Cause type:
By design
Resolution:
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Fix Version(s):
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Workaround :
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