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Ability to synchronize TWS files between MDM and BMDM automatically

Replicate TWS, WAS files located under a particular directory structure in MDM to automatically synchronize with the directory structure available in BMDM. localopts, ~/TWS/methods/XA*.opts, security.xml, wimconfig.xml, WAS properties gets changed...
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Use month value

In IWS z/OS we can define run cycle limited on month. For instance we can define the 5/6/7 of january and March. This feature doesn't exist in IWS Distributed
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Free day rule E on IWS Distributed

Difference between IWS z/OS and IWS distributed on the freeday rule.In IWS z/OS you have a freeday rule "E" which exclude the freedays. This feature doesn't exist on IWS D
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Relative time requirements for job repetition

Implement job repetitions to start/stop relative to other entities' start/stop. Initially, this can be simple, like just relative to the schedtime of a job stream. Later, it can be expanded to a more generic relative positioning concept, like star...
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

DWC 9.4 - Critical network jobs divided by status

To be able to view all critical jobs that are running, completed or in error by allowing to set a parm to display this info before a certain input arrival date.
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

DWC 9.4 - Critical jobs progress bar with date and time filters

DWC 9.4 - Would like the ability to display a progress bar for jobs in the critical path and be able to set parameters for input arrival date.
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

DWC 9.4 - - Complex filters (multiple values for the same filters)

System: IWS DWC (Dynamic Workload Console) This request is for DWC 9.4 to have the ability to add multiple values for the same filter in a widget.
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Allow users to set their own default columns per object type

For the DWC user interface, under "System Configuration" > "Set User Preferences" users should be able to set their own default column set for how they want to see result lists for each object type. This user-default set of columns would be use...
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Update the twsinst script that comes with fixpack 9.4 so that either the temporary directory is not hardcoded as /tmp

Please update the twsinst script that comes with the fixpack install so that the TWA_TEMP variable is either an option or points to the /tmp instead of /tmp. Filling the temp file system has an impact on other applications on the server and not ju...
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Using event rule, I would like the behavior of the jobmaxdurationexceededevt0.timestamp variable to display differently

Using event rules, I would like the behavior either modified or customer configurable to allow the following: jobmaxdurationexceededevt0.timestamp should only display the yyyy/mm/dd HH:MM format, not the current format. jobmaxdurationexceededevt0....
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration