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Free day rule E on IWS Distributed

Difference between IWS z/OS and IWS distributed on the freeday rule.In IWS z/OS you have a freeday rule "E" which exclude the freedays. This feature doesn't exist on IWS D
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Create DWC as Windows Service

Please, could you improve the procedure to create a Windows Service for DWC 9.5 / WLP ? A procedure which would allow definition of the Windows service DWC/WLP without having to define systems variables (as described in technote 6129417) based on ...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

DWC 9.4 - Critical jobs progress bar with date and time filters

DWC 9.4 - Would like the ability to display a progress bar for jobs in the critical path and be able to set parameters for input arrival date.
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

In IWS Scheduling Factory submitJobStream add Variable Table parameter.

submitJobSream only supports jsname, start time and alias. For my needs passing a Variable table is required.
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Add Restart Workflow from Task capability to IWS PowerCenter Plugin

The current PowerCenter Plugin allows for restarting a failed task, but does not continue the rest of the workflow after that task is successful.
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Impossible to install iSeries Agent on iASP storage

Installation on iSeries does not work if the user library has been bound to an iASP storage (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auxiliary_storage_pool).The installation fails in the step that configures the iOS part.
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Length of object

The limit on the length of object. This is the list of length TWSD Object LengthJOB 40login 47workstation 16jobstream 16resource 8user 47calendar 8vartable 80varname 16workstation class 16workload application template 80RunCycle group 40
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

sort of job into a jobstream on DWC

Hi When you define jobs into DWC they are always presented into the order you define them and when you want to reorganize them into a logical order or sort the job by name or by any field you cannot.
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Allow event handler to specify Variable Table to start job/stream

An event handler action which starts a job and/or stream should be able to specify a variable table to be used. In addition, it should be possible to run an executable with parameters to determine the variable table name. An absolute name could be...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

IWA - Dynamic Agent job persistance on "no resource found" error

Add the ability to define jobs that run on a dynamic agent to not error if there is no resource found to run the job. Currently, if all agents defined for the job are down, the job results in an error and must be manually rerun. Add the ability fo...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration