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Variable passing value by the predecessor job need to viewable in successor Job log

There are two jobs. First (predecessor) job is SQL job which will pass the variable value to the second job (Oracle EBS job). When we schedule this setup and execute the jobs via job stream, the first job is running and completed fine. After that,...
almost 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

REST API only supports basic authentication

IWS REST API has basic authentication option only. which is not IBM security approved. Competitors like BMC COntrol-m provice REST APIs with more secure authentication like bearer authentication. the same must be provided on TWS's API.
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

IWS webhook capability

To have a EDWA action to trigger a custom webhook, nowadays modern alerting systems like Pager Duty / GNM even Netcool allows system to send alerts via API call.
almost 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

IWS/IWA distributed engine improved variable management

The customer that is an historical IWS for z/OS client is implementing their first distributed engine environment. During this implementation they discovered that the IWS distributed engine does not provide a common variable management between the...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Jnext Enhancement - Bring objects from DB to Plan without Jnext

1) We want to isolate any faulty FTAs from the current plan without the need of scratching it or refreshing it. If we find some FTAs are having issues after the generation of production plan which causes impact to the master, we should have some c...
almost 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Proxy support for IWS ServiceNow interface

The IWS ServiceNow interface introduced with IWS v9.4 lacks the ability to specify a proxy server in the call to ServiceNow. I am requesting that that functionality be added.
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

DWC Tabs to be named with the name of the Task

1. When a Task is launched from System Status & Health -> All Configured Tasks, the Task is launched in the same tab replacing the Task List. 2. The tab for Task list should stay as a separate tab so that other taks can be launched from it....
about 3 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Agent keyword in joblogs are only present on Dynamic agents, should be on all agent types.

We are using ondemand and splunk to collect joblogs for debug and historical reasons.But since joblogs are different regarding the agent keyword in the joblog it makes it difficult to search and compare, since agent keyword is missing in many jobl...
about 6 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Variable Passing Database Jobs need to print the output value of the processed statement in logs of its subsequent E-Business jobs

In our environment, we are having database jobs defined. For database jobs which is executing SQL statement with SELECT command , we could see the output of that query has been printed in that job log. They are variable passing jobs where the outp...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 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)
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration