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Workload Automation

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IWSz Specific Dashboard

A product provided Dashboard specific to the IWSz end to end environment should be provided with the product
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Add a run cycle for an event rule

Having the equivalent of a run cycle in the job stream but for the event rules, which would allow an event to be available for instance from Monday through Friday
almost 8 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Modify IWSd LTP before creating Symphony

Our customer wants to modify the job stream temporarily before creating Symphony.In the case of IWS for z/OS, they modify the occurrences on Long Term Plan without modifying Definition DB, after that they extend Current Plan and make them effectiv...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Event Rules Email Variables

Relating to event rules emails...We need variables to insert the JCL/Command of the to insert the job log.
about 8 years ago in Workload Automation 4 Not under consideration

Use month value

In IWS z/OS we can define run cycle limited on month. For instance we can define the 5/6/7 of january and March. This feature doesn't exist in IWS Distributed
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Relative time requirements for job repetition

Implement job repetitions to start/stop relative to other entities' start/stop. Initially, this can be simple, like just relative to the schedtime of a job stream. Later, it can be expanded to a more generic relative positioning concept, like star...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Using event rule, I would like the behavior of the jobmaxdurationexceededevt0.timestamp variable to display differently

Using event rules, I would like the behavior either modified or customer configurable to allow the following:jobmaxdurationexceededevt0.timestamp should only display the yyyy/mm/dd HH:MM format, not the current format.jobmaxdurationexceededevt0.ev...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

GROUP of application

Into IWS for z/OS you have the group definition where you can add multiple application. When you add th group to the planning ( 5.1) the IWS for z/OS manage automatically the dependencies between the applications. Into IWSD the concept of group do...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

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

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.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration