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Workload Automation

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Add Job type to support AMQP protocol to Workload Automation on Cloud

We currently use the services of an ASP (SaaS) that has implemented message brokering via RabbitMQ. RabbitMQ has an MQTT plug-in so we currently use Workload automation's MQTT job type for this purpose. MQTT is more geared towards IoT, native AMQP...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Custom job flags

Have the ability to put user made flags against jobs on any workastation, in any job stream to be able to monitor these jobs in DWC filtering against this flag. Like the CRITICAL flag, but without prioritisation.
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Additional Workstation Columns

Our operators are looking to have other column when viewing workstations. Workstation Unlinked Time Agent Running Stopped TimeWriter Running Stopped Time
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Planned for future release

No Operation

The No Operation field does not show up on the Plan List nor can it be seen on the Data Base in View Mode.
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

TWS Operator Comments Section for each job

While performing operations on jobs like say putting a job on hold, a section to capture operator comments is required. This helps when there are multiple shifts and handover of operations to next shift. By capturing the comments it helps operatio...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

TDWC does not have the flexibility of 5.1 in ISPF TWS dialog

The flexibility of 5.1 in ISPF TWS dialog is not available in TDWC - see TS001756747 Above asks for a PMR iD but PMR's have been replaced by case numbers (Sales Force) but this system does not recognise case numbers!
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Hide SQL commands or SQL returned when running a Database job type in 9.4 Web Console

When setting up and running a database job type in 9.4 Web Console, in the job log information it displays the SQL that was returned from running the database job. It would be helpful to be able to choose if you would like this information to be h...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Additional job EVERY behaviour

A new job EVERY feature that makes a job rerun instance always run on its defined frequency, without being dependant on the ending of the previous instance. Now, a new job instance is created after the previous instance has ended. Sometimes multip...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Add historical reporting features available on IWS to IWS on Cloud.

IWS on Cloud (SaaS) does not provide the historical reporting features available in the on-premise versions. The "historical reports" features should be available to SaaS customers too. The priority is on "job run history".
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

IWS/IWA Filewatch JOBStream improvment

The client is using the Filewatch capabilities to manage input files coming from external partners/clients. During a normal day they need to manage the following situations: - No file received - a single file received - Multiple file received They...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release