Variants with international characters are not displayed correctly in SAP jobs

Document ID : KB000093062
Last Modified Date : 03/05/2018
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When a SAP job contains variant with international characters (Swedish,German,French ...) then variant is not displayed correctly.
Job aborts with 
exitcode 100.
WORKLOAD AUTOMATION AGENT Release: 11.3.7, Operating System: 2012 SAP R/3 11.3.4

Edit the agentparm.txt file under <installdir>/CA/WorkloadAutomationAE/SystemAgent/WA_AGENT

Set communication.v2.nativeafmencoding=true

Restart the Agent using $CASHCOMP/bin/unisrvcntr start waae_agent-WA_AGENT


Additional Information:


Specifies whether an AFM coming from communication protocol revision two is considered to be encoded with native system encoding. (Parameter added in 11.3.07.)

  • true

The agent assumes that the AFM is encoded with native system encoding.

  • false

The agent assumes that the incoming AFM is encoded as UTF-8.

Default: false