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Keep Jobstream when conman cancel Js

When you cancel JS;pend the Jobstream keeps into the planning but when you cancel without pend the jobstream disappear then you cannot use Rerunsucc function
7 days ago in Workload Automation 1 Needs more information

Allow Mailman Server to continue processing other servers after a failed server

Please refer to We have 20 servers under the control of a single Mailman server , Which processes the message queue. We had a failure on 1 server , which in turn caused ALL other server messages NOT to be processed. which eventually IWS believed t...
27 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Under review

PATCH method in the Restful plugin

We need PATCH method to be included in the IWA restful plugin for partial update to the resource. The current plugin does not support the Patch method.
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Add ability to have common database credentials for jobs

Currently when database jobs are implemented, the DB login credentials have to be entered for each and every job. In the event of a password change in the database, this can require substantial manual effort and coordination to address. Provide an...
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Move Pool Workstation without having to create Mirror Pool

We need to have the ability to move a Pool Workstation around between Dynamic Domain Managers (DDM) without having to create a mirror of it on the target DDM. This would be MDM to DDM or even DDM to DDM. The benefit of this would be to avoid all t...
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Able to associate tags on scheduling objects

Able to add tags such as job owner, severity, queue name. Those tags would be usefull to filter out, send notifications, create incidents etc.
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

RESTART and CLEANUP on distributed d-centric agent

Facilitate adoption for d-centric agents, By allowing restart and cleanup. For usample we can use datastore to capture the output.
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Make "In Error Predecessors" column clickable/to drill through the jobs via Monitor Critical Jobs in Dynamic Workload Console

Monitor Critical Jobs in DWC just shows the number of abend predecessor jobs in "In Error Predecessors" column. It will be better if the column is made clickable similar to "Not Completed Predecessors" so the errored predecessor jobs can be viewed...
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Allow installation and patching via sudo rule instead of requiring actual root access

Our security teams do not like providing us access to root to perform installations and patching activities. Their stated preference is that we use sudo rules. Having to coordinate the activity with the Linux admins means double the human resource...
about 2 months ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Non interactive account to install IWS

We need to be able to install the IWS MDM with a NON interactive Linux IPA service account. KPMG service accounts do not allow login nor can you 'su - ' to them. At thif tim version 9.5 and 10 require the TWS user account to have login capable int...
about 2 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration