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Workload Automation

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Compression Plugin allow for wild cards when identifying files for archive

It seems as of now you need to specifically identify each file you want to add to an archive when using the File Compression Plugin with Workload Schedulers. https://yourautomationhub.io/detail/compression We have many cases where the file has the...
16 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Implementation of Periodic Resynchronization Feature from Symphony Files to IWS DB or Addition of Synchronization Failure Detection Capability

In my team, an operational error occurred during job status checks in DWC. The root cause was the inability to confirm the latest job execution results in DWC for several hours. (This occurred due to the synchronization failure from Symphony fi...
5 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Sendevent using restapi

We have developped a tools which manage many cases coming from migration from CM/Autosys/.... and this tools use restapi and we would like to use also restapi to simulate the sendevent and replace the sendevent of Autosys. But this sendevent API f...
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

(Public) Support for gMSA accounts in IWS. Allow IWS to use gMSA accounts to execute jobs

(Public) gMSA for service accounts offer additional security and will not require manual updating of passwords. IWS currently requires standard user accounts (the Microsoft definition) to execute jobs, and not gMSA or sSMA accounts.
4 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

add a security option to manage host for x-agent or pool

Hello, Security ask us to separate each application from one to another. That means that an admin A can create job on server x but it cannot create job for a server y under responsability of admin B Currently we used x-agent to manage workstation ...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

IWS : -noremove option of JnextPlan should not remove cancelled job streams

The goal of the -noremove option is to keep the plan "as is" (Successful job streams are not removed). However, cancelled job streams are removed during the replan operation.
29 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Under review

A new field for occurences with the original ADID

Workload (dynamic and static) increases rapidly and the end of the CP planning period got hit regularly. To avoid this issue some woradounds are needed and already supported by PIF. PIF (e.g. WAPL) can create an alias occurence ids. However, the o...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Extending the accuracy of the input arrival date time

Workload (dynamic and static) increases rapidly and the end of the CP planning period got hit regularly. To avaid complicated workarounds, the input arrival date time needs a better accuracy - at least to seconds. By increasiny the accuracy of the...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

EQQSERVER avoid 878 abend by limiting connections

The EQQSERVER uses memory under 16 MB. If many jobs use the EQQSERVER, we get an S878. To avoid downtime, the number of concurrent connections must be limited. The server task should reject or queue new incoming connections (e.g. a FIFO queue). To...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 4 Future consideration

Server and Agent SSL certificate management through the DWC

SSL certificates have always been an important requirement for IWS/IWA. This continues to increase as organisations move toward public cloud infrastructure. This is especially true of cloud kubernetes services such as AKS, EKS & GKS. Most cust...
7 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration