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PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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sort on columns - views/tasks

TDWC 9.3 : is it possible to save the "ORDER clause" for each view/task, so that we don't need to re-enter after each logoff/login the order direction for the columns in our views/tasks ? reponse IBM : Hi Mike, I must confirm that, as I already me...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

Conman submit using alias does not honor TWS Security.conf rules. Request to force alias name to comply with security.

When using conman to submit a schedule or job with the alias keyword, users are allowed to name the schedule in a way that does not honor the Security.conf rules. This creates a situation where the user will be unable to manipulate the schedule on...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

Option to switch off tool tip (auto pop up information) in AM Dash

The automatic pop up of the tool tip window(s) in the AM views is extremely annoying, especially if operators work from homewith smaller displays i.e. on notebook computers. It always overlays just the expan button as wel as menus they want to sel...
over 7 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Enhancement for disabling r3jobdetails log under stdlist

Indivudual r3jobdetails are created for every single execution of SAP job. This creates a additional usage space and we are finally ending up with cleaning these logs to free the space. Sometimes, if we miss FS will grow more than 90% or even can ...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 4 Functionality already exists

TDWC - need to have a notepad like functionality to edit scheduling objects

We currently use TWS WebAdmin from Segus as our GUI. Their product has a functionality known as text edit mode. You can select a database object from a filtered view then click the text edit function. A notepad like text edit window appears with t...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Workload Designer: ability to change the displayed order of Jobs within Job Streams

Currently when adding new jobs to a job stream they end up at the end of the list regardless of where the job goes dependecy-wise. But the job stream can be more clear to read if the job is placed according to its dependencies. This is a request t...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Automation of SAP Master Data Manager MDM

We use SAP MDM and have a requirement for you to produce a specific SAP wizard for that product
over 7 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

New feature TDWC 9.2 for submittal of a Job Stream from Stream definition need ability to adjust properties before submitting

New feature TDWC 9.2 allows for submittal of a Job Stream from Stream definition needs ability to adjust properties before submitting.The new feature in the TDWC 9.2 that allows for submittal of a Job Streams into the plan from the Stream definiti...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Blacklist servers in Dynamic Pool

If we have problems with an execution server during our production day, how do we stop/blacklist this server in the pool. It is crucial for us that this can be done automatic. Our production day starts at 18:00CET with the majority of jobs startin...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 7 Not under consideration

Increase the Limitation on 16 Characters for the JobStream name

Increase the Limitation on 16 Characters for the JobStream name. I
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration