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Need IWS MQ Request/Response to be able to match remote application behavior

The current design of the IWS MQ Plugin for the Request/Response action expects the remote application to reply with the message id from the request on the correlation id of the response. We need the IWS MQ Plugin enhanced to be able to match the ...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

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...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Treat N/A as valid success criteria for Report Distribution Status on PeopleSoft Connector job submissions.

The IWS for applications connector does not recognize N/A as a valid completion status for Report Distributions.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

A column for Operator Instructions is needed in DWC

Need an immutable field (as in panel ID EQQSOPSP option 7 OPERATOR INSTR - Operator instructions) for Operator Instructions.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

IWSz Specific Dashboard

A product provided Dashboard specific to the IWSz end to end environment should be provided with the product
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Modify IWSd LTP before creating Symphony

Our customer wants to modify the job stream temporarily before creating Symphony.In the case of IWS for z/OS, they modify the occurrences on Long Term Plan without modifying Definition DB, after that they extend Current Plan and make them effectiv...
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

In managing variants sap from IWS extend the length of the fields from 45 to 132 characters to allow complex formulas that re

In managing variants sap from IWS extend the length of the fields from 45 to 132 characters to allow complex formulas that require a length of over 45 cha.
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

Enhance 'Takeover' process in IBM Workload Manager

The 'Hot Standby' process for the Controller needs to be enhanced to allow for a very high availability environment. Specifically the 'TAKEOVER' command should be enhanced so that it functions when there is already an active Controller.
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

DWC: enhance graphical features for successors/pre-decessors

In DWC we have graphical capabilities to present pre-decessors and successors for IWS applications. The graphical view makes it much easier to get the proper insight in the structure of the applications.However, the graphical view for successors i...
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

Enforce Auditing justification and reporting in all interfaces, not just DWC

In 9.4 the ability to enforce the addition of a justification and a change/incident record number (from ServiceNow for instance) to all plan and database changes was added when these actions originate from the DWC. No equivalent ability to enforce...
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration