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CA Security Tuesday Tip: (PIM -  Privileged Identity Management): How to make sure that the Policyfetcher always restarts properly in Windows environment after killing the process from the Task Manager

  • 1.  CA Security Tuesday Tip: (PIM -  Privileged Identity Management): How to make sure that the Policyfetcher always restarts properly in Windows environment after killing the process from the Task Manager

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted 06-15-2015 05:28 AM

    CA (PIM -  Privileged Identity Management) Tuesday Tip by Reatesh Sanghi, Principal Support Engineer for June 9, 2015.

     

    To make sure that the policyfetcher service restarts always after this is killed from the task manager, check for the following Registry Key value. The values provided in here can be modified for troubleshooting purposes.

     

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ComputerAssociates\AccessControl\Applications\Policyfetcher\RestartApplication the value for this has to be 1.

     

    OperationMode

    Specifies whether the application is active (1).

    Default: 1

     

    RestartApplication

    Specifies whether the application will be restarted (1) if it has been closed or terminated.

    Default: 1

     

    StartAplication

    Specifies whether CA ControlMinder be starts the application (1) when the Watchdog wakes up.

    Default: 1