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Automate BPA - cannot deploy task agent via Server Management console to a different server

Issue

Cannot deploy task agent via Server Management console to a different server in Automate BPA. The task keeps running indefinitely. 

Cause

Possible reason could be the network issue between the 2 machines.

Resolution

UPDATED: October 16, 2017
Check for following:

1. Can the local machine ping the remote machine where the Task Agent is deployed.
2. Run a remote command from the local machine on the remote machine.
3. Delete the Task Agent and configure again with admin privileges. 
Environment Details
Product Feature: Agent