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Update TWS/d code to prevent a command (conman start) from running if it is already running.

Citi had an issue were the "conman start" command appeared to be executed AFTER the Switchplan job was already running and caused different run number values in different areas where it is stored. This caused the switchplan job to NOT report back ...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Substring broker function

Implement a broker substring function so that parts of a variable can be used in job definitions. This feature is available on all competitive products. F.e. ${substring:MYVAR,1,10} Get the first 10 characters of the variable MYVAR.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Estimated runtime on jobs that run with an alias

The estimasted run time is not calculated for jobs that run with an alias, it is calculated using the original job name in the job_statistics_v database view. We have a number of standard jobs accross different applications that we run with an ali...
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

'Schedule Report' option on reports to email the report adhoc or on schedule

On Reports have an option to send the report (history or sql) as an email. It sends it once or schedules it as job to run as required (weekly etc). Similar to how we use the Batchcli feature, but DWC does it all for you from a few clicks.
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Feature to specify Hold Time

The current hold feature does not allow releasing the hold after a period of time. Requirement is for a feature to put a job on hold for a particular period of time.
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Selection with multiple criteria on model and planning

On DWC we can select only one filter at the same time. For instance Jobstream starting by A but we cannot select Jobstream starting by A and on the workstation C and other filter
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Length of object

The limit on the length of object. This is the list of length TWSD Object LengthJOB 40login 47workstation 16jobstream 16resource 8user 47calendar 8vartable 80varname 16workstation class 16workload application template 80RunCycle group 40
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

modifying the content of job into the planning

HiIn IWS z/OS we can change the content of job into the planning before it runs, and also after it runs when we we want to rerun a job. or when a customer ask us to do a modification.
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

sort of job into a jobstream on DWC

Hi When you define jobs into DWC they are always presented into the order you define them and when you want to reorganize them into a logical order or sort the job by name or by any field you cannot.
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Jobstream description in DWC

Hi It will nice to add description of Jobstream into the planning of DWC for IWS distributed. This is a funtion we have in IWS for z/OS
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release