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Need IWS MQ Request/Response to be able to match remote application behavior

The current design of the IWS MQ Plugin for the Request/Response action expects the remote application to reply with the message id from the request on the correlation id of the response. We need the IWS MQ Plugin enhanced to be able to match the ...
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Treat N/A as valid success criteria for Report Distribution Status on PeopleSoft Connector job submissions.

The IWS for applications connector does not recognize N/A as a valid completion status for Report Distributions.
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

availibility of commands in operator console

It's i. e. impossible to request an offline operator vote on an offline resource. Because of different priorities sometimes it might be necessary to force a task down to prevent it will be started by any other automation. Furthermore it's impossib...
almost 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

All commands with parameters have to be available in Operator Console

All shell commands have to be available in opcons with all parameters.
almost 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Security Issue -> java process opens TCP ports with root privileges

TSA MP opens ports, default 2001; 57053; 5539 with root privileges. The ports 2001 and 5539 are even java processes.
almost 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

IWSz Specific Dashboard

A product provided Dashboard specific to the IWSz end to end environment should be provided with the product
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Add job command to event rule variables for jobs

Add the job command to the list of variables available to event rules for jobs. Many other job attributes are available to event rules, but the name of the script or command for the job is not.
almost 10 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

NSM URI to list Services by description

GET nsm/service/description/*searchString* should return matching Services. The searchString should be a minimum of N characters and can contain only [A-Za-z0-9 @-_]
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

samadapter automation for single node domains

In case of n-node domains (n>1) samadapter is integrated into the policy. For single-node-domains this is not supported.You have to options:1. start/stop samadapter outside of TSAMP2. integrate it into the policyWith the 2nd solution samadapter...
almost 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Manual Mode On/Off Button

Currently, you have to log on the local TSAMP node to switch Manual Mode on/off. This function should also be provided by AppMan (OpCon and eezcs) as a new step to a "single-point-of-control".
almost 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration