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Filters in IWS output collector

Our IWS environment include both PROD and TEST jobs in the same controller but now a new "requirement" has arised to the the output collector that collect the distributed joblogs and transferred them to the mainframe. Today, when installing the IW...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Modifying an Application screen

Would like to see if there is fix for this issue:why when an application in panel ‘Modifying an Application / EQQAMGPP' is selected with the modify (M) and you go through screens and do NO update and you just pf3 out of the application it will sho...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Is a defect

Allow variable tables to be specified in a hierarchy

The limit of one, and only one, variable table to be specified limits reusability. It leads to redundancy and inhibits efforts to apply DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) principles. This raises both development and maintenance cost.
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Replacing Scheduling Objects through Workload Applications

If a scheduling object definition included in a Workload Application already exists in the target environment, even though a dialog during the import process provides an option to replace it, it is unable to replace it. This is because the existin...
over 6 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Functionality already exists

Make the 4 minutes fixed deadline of ONOVERLAP DONOTSTART flexible or provide a new option

We need to be able to add a waiting time to the ONOVERLAP DONOTSTART setting in a stream, this is now hard coded to 4 minutes.OrProvide us with a new option, something like ONOVERLAP CANCEL. Which would cancel itself automatically when the next in...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

KAFKA Message Bus Gateway Compression Feature

Our team wants to enable compression feature in KAFKA Message bus Gateway as part of an ongoing project.The current KAFKA MessageBus gateway version installed in the ObjectServer is 11.The requirement was to set compression type as lz4 so that it ...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Planned for future release

SAP jobs been deleted doesn't have any control from scheduling tool

SAP Jobs being constantly deleted or manually released by the end-user, causing the job in TWS side to loose its reference with the SAP job and failing, impacting the business. We'd like to have a solution developed and embedded in TWS to either s...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Remove subject from email template

As a Operation lead, I want to be able to create a email template as minimal as possible. Goal is to send only the essential message to a user device by removing the subject field.
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Not under consideration

Load Balancing function additions

Add the capability to use the Load Balancing Discovery function with exclusions and Remote Anchor.
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Future consideration

Support of IMS Network elements in ITNM

Support of IMS Network elements in ITNM
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 4 Not under consideration