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Allow stream name alias on event rule

We would like each time the monitored stream completes or errors (multiple times a day), a submitted stream gets alias with a unique name by the event rule. Aliasing a submitted stream is not functioning on IWS 9.5. Event Rule errors. For example:...
2 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

IWS agents to be cluster aware

IWS agents are not cluster aware and as such are not supported in environments that are clustered and as such not supported. We are running FTA agents on RHEL pacemaker clusters using nfs but are also assessing other remote file system solutions e...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

Make "In Error Predecessors" column clickable/to drill through the jobs via Monitor Critical Jobs in Dynamic Workload Console

Monitor Critical Jobs in DWC just shows the number of abend predecessor jobs in "In Error Predecessors" column. It will be better if the column is made clickable similar to "Not Completed Predecessors" so the errored predecessor jobs can be viewed...
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Be able to change work station type

To simplify transition for objects defined on extended agent to dynamic pool agent. To be able to change workstation type from extended agent to dynamic pool on the go for migrations purposes.
almost 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Implement security for creating, modifying and removing ETT

IWS provited a detailed protection for the most objects via authority groups.Creating, modifying and removing ETTs in the database does not have similar security features as the authority groups implements. It is just possible to protect ETT eleme...
over 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Allow installation and patching via sudo rule instead of requiring actual root access

Our security teams do not like providing us access to root to perform installations and patching activities. Their stated preference is that we use sudo rules. Having to coordinate the activity with the Linux admins means double the human resource...
about 2 months ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

PIF | RC to high while Insertion/Deletion of special resourse usage entrie in operation that already/not exist

While inserting a special resource usage entrie at an operation that already exist (equal SR-name) PIF will end with RC 12. The same is happening while deleting an entrie, that does not exist. Return code 12 is too high and for example an WAPL-scr...
over 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Non interactive account to install IWS

We need to be able to install the IWS MDM with a NON interactive Linux IPA service account. KPMG service accounts do not allow login nor can you 'su - ' to them. At thif tim version 9.5 and 10 require the TWS user account to have login capable int...
about 2 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

CyberArk CCP integration (OS User method - kerberos) with IWA

We are expecting you to develop a solution to have CyberArk integration with TWS application via . For now, CyberArk integration with IWA (TWS) is supported with CP and CCP method. In our environment, it is not possible to implement CCP using clie...
about 2 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Under review

IWS CPU usage improvement for ETT data set CLOSE events

Each IWS tracker subsystem on z/OS gets control during data set CLOSE processing in order to check, if this event is related to an ETT-defined data set (ETT = Event Triggered Tracking) in the EQQDSLST-file.If EQQDSLST contains many entries (severa...
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release