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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Handling of jobstream submissions during switchplan

During the execution of the switchplan sometimes the submit of jobstreams fails. The reason is obviuous: the Symphony file is being created at this moment and the submission cannot be handled therefore. Currently users must prevent this from happe...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

kerberos support for iws agent windows userids

Provide support for kerberized windows userids for IWS. Currently we have to create the userid and password on IWSz and the passwords are entered in plain text.
almost 3 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Alignment to industry standards RFC1123 for host lenght name

A change has been applied to the IT industry standard for host name lengthThe syntax of a legal Internet host name was specified in RFC-952.Host name syntax is hereby changed: the restriction on the first character is relaxed to allow either a let...
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Oracle E-Business plug-in - Optionally allow Warning status to be accepted as success

Customers use the Oracle E-business plug-in to manage individual Concurrent Manager requests as IWS jobs. Those request may complete in Oracle Concurrent Manager with a Warning status. The IWS Oracle E-Business plug-in does not currently provide a...
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Oracle E-Business plug-in - Optionally consider status of child requests

Customers use the Oracle E-business plug-in to manage individual Concurrent Manager requests as IWS jobs. Those request may submit one or more child requests to Oracle Concurrent Manager. The IWS Oracle E-Business plug-in does not currently provid...
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Oracle E-Business plug-in - Wait for child requests

Customers use the Oracle E-business plug-in to manage individual Concurrent Manager requests as IWS jobs. Those request may submit one or more child requests to Oracle Concurrent Manager. The IWS Oracle E-Business plug-in does not currently provid...
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Oracle E-Business plug-in - Support selection of print style and layout

The Oracle E-Business plug-in does not currently support the selection of a layout template or a print style.
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Oracle E-Business plug-in - Selectively include concurrent program output in IWS job log

Output from Oracle E-Business concurrent programs, managed by IWS, is not currently included in the associated IWS job logs. Having the ability to selectively include the program output in the IWS job log can make it easier for Operations teams to...
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Oracle E-Business plug-in - Ability to manage Request Sets

Oracle E-Business requests can be combined into request sets, where Oracle Concurrent Manager executes the individual requests in the set according to the relationships defined in the set. The IWS Oracle E-Business plug-in currently only supports ...
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Document statistics schema between versions

Currently the historical statistical data can only be upgraded in a single pass, and there is no way to selectively transfer statistical data for specific workstations, which is required if a customer performs an upgrade in separate, multiple phas...
about 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration