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Workload Automation

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Allow ABEND of FAILED jobs in USERJOBS to be marked as SUCC or CANCELED

Starting 9.4 when a JOB gets put into USRJOBS Operations cannot cancel or mark is as SUCC when it fails. Hence in every console it shows up as an issue even after the issue is resolved. This can make the automated or manual management of batch dif...
9 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Extended jobname in DWC

Customers running both the mainframe and distributed workloads often search for extended jobnames and require a view to display it
12 months ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

if we add the job in expired stream while saving it should send / flash the warning message to operator.

It should flash a warning message in TDWC/CLI while saving the job in expired jobstream, There is high possibility to add a job inside an expired stream which will be happening globally on all TWS projects.
9 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

To show the schedule details as soon as we place the cursor on the Job definition in the TWS DB

To show the schedule details as soon as we place the cursor on the Job definition in the TWS Database
3 months ago in Workload Automation 1 Needs more information

Proactive notification/forecast of a job run in plan soon after creation/schedule

Need a proactive notification/forecast of how a job will run in plan as soon as it is created/changed in the database. e.g. If we are scheduling a 5 mins recurring job by just setting a Start Time as 05:00 GMT (without any carryforward/Until optio...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 1 Needs more information

Putting module EQQSSCNMx above the line

Due to administrative rules we are forced to run multiple IWSz Systems in parallel on one SYSPLEX. When migrating IWSz we are using BUILDSSX REBUILD and SSCMNAME TEMPORARY to avoid IPLs. After migration we are restarting IWSz with SSCMNAME PERMANE...
almost 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

One Tracker per LPAR serve all Controller

Due to administrative rules we are forced to run multiple IWSz Systems in parallel on one SYSPLEX. So we have to start tracker STCs for each of our multiple IWSz controllers on every system of the SYSPLEX. As the tracker STCs all do the same work ...
almost 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Integrate IBM Workload Automation SaaS with Omnibus

Need to raise a RFE with product team to Integrate IBM Workload Automation SaaS with Omnibus. It is integrating Netcool Omnibus with IWA Dynamic Agent.
about 3 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

DWC Login page modification for 9.5

This feature was available in all the previous version of TWS. And this idea will benefit all the organization who wants to customize their DWC login page according to their requirements.
11 months ago in Workload Automation 5 Future consideration

changePassword required for IWS 9.5

In earlier version of IWS/TWS the product supplied a changePassword.sh script that could be used to change the password of the users and made all of the necessary changes to WebSphere etc. In 9.5 it seems a step backwards that this now has to be p...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release