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Allow users to set their own default columns per object type

For the DWC user interface, under "System Configuration" > "Set User Preferences" users should be able to set their own default column set for how they want to see result lists for each object type. This user-default set of columns would be use...
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Planned for future release

Fix extranneous text created in Job Stream Descriptions.

Before 9.4 Jobdescriptions if blank did not show up in composer dump files. Now all the blank descriptions when the JobStream is editted change to "Automatically added by composer" This has the following negative consequences: 1. Dump files are mu...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Request to Add LDAP/NT/OAUTH Authentication Types to IBM Workload Scheduler - RESTful ,Webservices API Jobs

For using IWS RESTful , webservices jobs, the user' credentials have “Basic authentication with httpsurlconnection” to connect TWS REST endpoints. Request to Add LDAP/NT/OAUTH Authentication Types to IBM Workload Scheduler - RESTful ,Webservices A...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

SSL encryption for psagent workstations

In the near future, Peoplesoft will discontinue support for LLE tuxedo connections, and we'll need to migrate to SSL tuxedo connections (see attached) Presently, in workload scheduler, an extended psagent workstation cannot talk to a peoplesoft t...
7 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Alert if a job stream getting expire

There might be possibilities that a scheduler adds some specific time frame to a jobstream(Ex : to run 2 months), If a normal daily job added on the stream by mistake in between this 2 months, Job will run only till the date mentioned in the sched...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Alert if recurring job not runs as per schedule

If a recurring job scheduled to run 15 mins in 2 hours, There should be a monitor to check if that job runs 8 times in 2 hours. Or like hourly monitor if there is no 4 triggers. This will help globally to all customers to check if critical recurri...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

IWA- Enhancement in service catalogs, Drop downlist, parameters

Enhancement in Service catalogs.1. By using drop down list we can restrict user to submit only the predefined parameters while adding job stream. 2. Date and Time formatting, dd/mm/yy mmm/yy 3. Greyed Instruction on variable format which will be h...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

ESTIMATED END of a critical chain in real time

Currently the CP does not update in real time the ESTIMATED END of a critical chain. Considering that we now use the 'CRITICAL JOBS' panel as the only forecasting tool for what concerns the conclusion of critical batches, having the information re...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

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
about 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

TWS Operator Comments Section for each job

While performing operations on jobs like say putting a job on hold, a section to capture operator comments is required. This helps when there are multiple shifts and handover of operations to next shift. By capturing the comments it helps operatio...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration