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Workload Automation

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Use the same "Warning" logic , when we delete a Jobstream Object , IWS will alert the user if the jobstream is used in other Jobstreams as a dependency ogic

If you DELETE a "JOB" object from the IWS database and it is included in other Jobstreams , IWS will alert/Stop the delete command because its cross referenced in other Jobstreams. If we DELETE a "CPU" object , again IWS will alert/Stop the User f...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

To be able to control how broker jobs execute, alphabetically vs based on start time.

Currently dynamic broker jobs execute in alphabetical order and if jobs back up for any reason, then jobs at higher alphabet order execute first and lower alphabet jobs wait even though start time was in past. This causes SLA's to be missed and no...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Add support for IWS to work with the Workday ERP

UW Madison is in process of moving some ERP systems from PeopleSoft to Workday. Per IBM case number TS008964802, we have heard that there is no integreation specifically for Workday. The representatives in that IBM ticket recommended that we open ...
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Ability to add dependencies to individual run cycles

Ability to add dependencies to individual run cycles. Currently can't. See highlighted example below of what is required. We have a jobstream with multiple runcycles, but want one of those runcycle to follow another jobstream, not them all. We hav...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Gray out DWC options if user does not have access to IWS sec file

Manage workload definitions > Select engine > "Search job definition" > "Advanced" > "search for job name that dont have access, e.g. "Unau*" > "select all of them" > click edit
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Modify how DA launches a job to mimic how FTA launches the same job

FTA launches a job by first launching jobmanrc and then if LOCAL_RC_OK is set to true, it launches .jobmanrc in the logon user's home dir. In this process, it never sets the variable PATH. A DA launches a job by first launching taskLauncher.sh and...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

IWS/IWA Filewatch JOBStream improvment

The client is using the Filewatch capabilities to manage input files coming from external partners/clients. During a normal day they need to manage the following situations: - No file received - a single file received - Multiple file received They...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Per job E2E accounting from mainframe should be possible without DB2

To support and offer better solutions to our customers we would like to use the "per job accounting" from the mainframe without having the DB2 history database installed. Some of our mainframe customers have several servers installed and could be ...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Event Rule file detection at start up

File monitoring in Event Rules currently does not detect pre-existing files at startup. I would like to option to have file be detected at monman startup.The PMR field does not accept the new Sales Force case number it is (TS001148396)
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Selection with multiple criteria on model and planning

On DWC we can select only one filter at the same time. For instance Jobstream starting by A but we cannot select Jobstream starting by A and on the workstation C and other filter
almost 7 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration