Skip to Main Content
Cloud Management and AIOps


This is an IBM Automation portal for Cloud Management and AIOps products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).

Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Workload Automation

Showing 262

Add Ability to Run Datagather for FTA/DA/MDM from TDWC and sftp to TDWC tmp directory

An enhancement that allows an admin to run a datagatherer from the TDWC for any FTA/DA/MDM and have the file placed on the TDWC server would reduce time to get datagatherer to IBM support. Most large Environments seperate duties and IWS admins do ...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Optimize logs trace on IWS to keep track of actions by LDAP user

Actually the IWS if we make a connection to authenticate users by ldap, (MS Active Directory) on norma audit logs files (database / plan) all actions like create, delete, update any scheduling object, are keeping with twsusr owner and not the pers...
11 months ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Search for objects that use another object

In our old workload automation software, Automic, the GUI provided a function called "Search for Use." This would allow you to select an object, for example a Run Cycle Group, and list all of the other objects (Job Stream) that reference that Run ...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Disable and make selection of the Verify Host - Jobtype Job Stream Submission flag optional

Verify the possibility of Disable and make selection of the Verify Host - Job type Job Stream Submission flag optional. We currently have customers using version 9.4 and have set this option which is default when creating new jobs. From version 10...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Enable Database job type to authenticate to the Microsoft SQL Server DB via Domain service accounts

During work to meet an internal business security requirement the expectation to use Domain accounts was defined as a solution to mitigate the use of local service accounts within the Microsoft SQL Server DB security table. However, upon further i...
9 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

DWC - Viewing external dependency graphically from workload designer

It would be useful if the workload designer could show external dependencies between multiple chained jobstreams, to allow a better understanding of the scheduling network. Currently the designer only shows immediate predecessors for jobstreams. E...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Webservice Job: Pooling the execution status in the same webservice jobs

Hi team, We are using webservice jobs run various seeded jobs using the webservice plugins. In second step we are defining an executable job to fetch the report id/request id from the XM response. In last step we are doing the conditional checks i...
2 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Implement security for creating, modifying and removing ETT

IWS provited a detailed protection for the most objects via authority groups.Creating, modifying and removing ETTs in the database does not have similar security features as the authority groups implements. It is just possible to protect ETT eleme...
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Be able to change work station type

To simplify transition for objects defined on extended agent to dynamic pool agent. To be able to change workstation type from extended agent to dynamic pool on the go for migrations purposes.
over 3 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Prevent RESUBMIT job stream plug-in job type to submit same stream multiple times within same minute

We have recently experienced some mailbox.msg corruption issues which are documented under case #TS014467118.It was identified by HCL that the corruption is caused by the resubmit plug-in job type and occurs in memory.We really identified many RES...
5 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration