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IBM Workload Scheduler integration with ElasticSearch (ELK) for logging

The customer CaixaBank is using IBM Workload Scheduler for Distributed to schedule in several systems. There is also an ongoing project of centralize all logs, from all those systems into a central ElasticSearch repository. It provides benefits li...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

IWS9.x event rule's human-readable date/time variables display as yyyy-mm-ddThh:mm:ssZ/tz; expecting month dd, yyyy hh:mm:ss

In TWS 8.6, when using any event rule human-readable variables that display date/time, the date/time is presented in this format: month dd, yyyy hh:mm:ss AM/PM timezone Thus TWS 8.6 the presentation looks like:April 23, 2018 6:37:00 AM CDT In IWS ...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Exporting data from DWC

The feature of exporting any details from DWC to specific formatted file, say a .csv file is not available. Addition of this will be of great help for operations/schedulers across the board
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Critical Path

I'm wondering if additional information can be provided when message EQQCP21I is generated. It would be helpful if the list of predecessors on the critical path that caused the message to be generated could be captured some where along with the es...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Provide kerberos support for IWS REST API

Currently the IWS REST API only supports basic authentication (usage of hardcoded user/password combination). We need to implement the REST API using just a userid with no password.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Improve performance login on IWS for z/OS

In order to allow to understand in detail the load induced by PIF jobs on the TWS consumption, we wish to be able to have an option to activate a detailed log of the CPU cost of each PIF. In addition, in order to quantify the quality of TSO users'...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

TWS is very sensitive to the point that even a small increase in SAN disk I/O wait, delays job execution

Constant read/write of data by TWS into .msg queues makes TWS very sensitive, even a small increase of 8-10 msecs in disk I/O wait time starts queueing up messages in Intercom.msg and eventually delaying job execution.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Support extended characters in user name of IBM Workload Scheduler product

Government of Alberta User Name standards include a dot "." in the user name. IWS Installer limits the User name can contain alphanumeric, dash (-), and underscore (_) characters. Requesting extension of this limitation to include other extended c...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Couldn't extract "Spool List Recipient" details from r3tool

Unable to extract "Spool List Recipient" details from r3tool. When we define email ID for a SAP job , this detail is missing when we take the back of that job using r3tool.But when we define the email ID for the step information in "Spool Request"...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 5 Future consideration

Send EQQMLOG and AUDIT of TWS Z/OS on QRADAR

Can you create a utility to integrate the TWS Z/OS EQQMLOG log and audits into QRADAR?
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration