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Protect or change behavior of RERUN on a waiting application

Rerun on a waiting application is very dangerous : all external predecessors are set to COMPLETE.2 proposals :Not allow REUN on a WAITING application, just allow it on a COMPLETE application.Or change behavior of RERUN on a waiting application to ...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

DWC All Preds Option

For Dynamic Workload Console (DWC), would like to have an ALL PREDS option. Like in the ispf IWS panels, under a job/operation, option 9 is ALL PREDS option. The only option under DWC is impact view but it can be hard to read.
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Run cycle based on month

Hi In TWS z/OS we can define run cycle based on Monthname ( January .... ) It's not possible on TWSD Best regards
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

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

Dynamic Critical Path DCP

Provide a parameter to desensitize the triggering of EQQP23I Potential Risk Alert Current functionality: Potential risk alerts trigger when a job on the critical network is late, or on abend even if the critical jobs deadline time is many hours in...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

\^ sequence it not interpreted as caret character

For example the following example job definition (our production includes several job definitions with carets):DK01SV8880_1#JOB001 DOCOMMAND "ECHO \^\^" STREAMLOGON "SCDOM\TTBUU" RECOVERY CONTINUEdoes not execute ECHO ^^, but ECHO \^\^ causing the...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Functionality already exists

new field to monitor jobs on the plan

Create a new editable column on DWC (E.g. Monitor Job/ Jobstream) where operators and users are able to edit and put notes for each job. Today similar functionally exists on TWS/z, field "Operation Text" where it can be informed some description.
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

would like to have button to mark job to keep joblog longer

we would like to have a button available to mark a job to be kept for longer retention . At year end when we run month-end, quarter-end and Year-end jobs we like to be available to mark these jobs as keeping for extended days. Rather than the defa...
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

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 - Selectively include Oracle Request log in IWS job log

The request log from an Oracle E-Business concurrent program submission, managed by IWS, is not currently included in the associated IWS job logs. Having the ability to selectively include the request log into the IWS job log can make it easier fo...
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release