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OnCommand Workflow Automation install hangs when using a long password

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Applies to

  • OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) 5.1
  • OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) 5.1.1
  • Windows Server 2016 and other Supported Versions

Issue

  • When the installation wizard prompts you for the WFA server service logon account, the password you provide is greater than 14 characters

OnCommand Workflow Automation

  • After filling out the proceeding information to start the install, it hangs and doesn't progress past the following screen

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  1. While the installation is hung, open Windows File Explorer and type %temp% in the address bar field and hit Enter to open the current user's temp directory
  2. Locate the MSIxxx.log file associated with the current WFA install
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the log file and confirm that no updates have been made past the following section

InstallShield 10:24:19: Invoking script function wfaServerService
Custom Install Log INFORMATION:
MySQL Exe path : C:\Program Files\MySQL\bin
Custom Install Log INFORMATION:
MySQL Home : C:\Program Files\MySQL
Custom Install Log INFORMATION:
Executable path for creating symlinks : cmd.exe
Custom Install Log INFORMATION:
The value of Program and Params for creating link cmd=cmd.exe /c mklink /D "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\deployments\log.war" "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\log.war"
Custom Install Log INFORMATION:
Successfully Created link using cmd=cmd.exe /c mklink /D "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\deployments\log.war" "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\log.war"
Custom Install Log ERROR:
Successfully created dir=E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\log.war\jboss
Custom Install Log INFORMATION:
The value of Program and Params for creating linkcmd.exe /c mklink /D "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\log" "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\log.war\jboss"
Custom Install Log INFORMATION:
Successfully created link using cmd = cmd.exe /c mklink /D "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\log" "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\log.war\jboss"
Custom Install Log INFORMATION:
The value of Program and Params for creating link  /c mklink /D "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\deployments\help.war" "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\help.war"
Custom Install Log ERROR:
Successfully executed :  cmd.exe /c mklink /D "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\deployments\help.war" "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\help.war"
Custom Install Log INFORMATION:
The command line for making link:cmd.exe /c mklink /D "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\workflow-help" "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\help.war\workflow"
Custom Install Log INFORMATION:
Successfully created a link. cmd.exe /c mklink /D "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\workflow-help" "E:\NetApp\WFA\jboss\standalone\help.war\workflow"

 

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