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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
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

passing File name with job as paramater to the job script , Job should take name of the file which is getting satisfy using file base dependency

we have event base scheduling to pass file name, where name of the fill will be the file which is getting satisfy with file dependency but here problme is FTA is dependent on Master for event part. Instead of this if we can pass file name in norma...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Enable SSL configuration for Oracle database connections

We had planned to deploy IWS 9.5FP2 (MDM and DWC) into Amazon cloud however our environment is mandated to use SSL connectivity to RDS instances. Currently only DB2 supports SSL which is not an option for us as Oracle RDS must be used in our AWS e...
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Scheduling EJBs on IWS

Client has the need to schedule remote EJBs on Application Servers using IWS and for this need an interface that they can browse for available EJBs and schedule the job as other IWS jobs.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Add Extended job name to the EQQE036I message

Currently the EQQ message does not contain the extended job name for distributed jobs in an E2E environment
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Exporting data from DWC

The feature of exporting any details from DWC to specific formatted file, say a .csv file is not available. Addition of this will be of great help for operations/schedulers across the board
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Nice database search for ressources on job streams and jobs on TWSd

In TWSd 8.6.2 database search on Job Streams, you can make filters on job stream workstation name and on job name.It would be very nice to have a Ressource name search field as well under the "More filters" button, including if the ressource is on...
almost 8 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Job Schedule - To Enhance the Run cycle Preview

Hi Team, This request is to enhance the feature of job preview option inside the job stream. When we see the job view (tool tip )from inside the job stream it will display the job name alone according to the cursor movement.instead we are looking ...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Dynamic Critical Path DCP

Provide a parameter to desensitize the triggering of EQQP23I Potential Risk Alert Current functionality: Potential risk alerts trigger when a job on the critical network is late, or on abend even if the critical jobs deadline time is many hours in...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Run Cycle - create "ByDay" yearly run cycle

We would like IWS have the ability to create yearly run cycles "BYDAY". An example is to run the 2nd Sunday of January every year. Similar to Monthly run cycle "FREQ=MONTHLY;INTERVAL=1;BYDAY=2SU" This would remove calendar updates from our applica...
over 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration