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Workload Automation

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Enable user impersonation in docker Zcentric agents for running the jobs under different application usernames.

For now, IWS have limitation on executing the jobs only under wauser in docker zCentric agents and per IBM documentation user impersonation is not feasible on docker agents. In a traditional TWS environment, user impersonation is possible. We are ...
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

Check the OPENS dependency last

Check the OPENS dependency last. OPENS is satisfied BEFORE any FOLLOWS so when we check for database processes being there, the OPENS has already been done, and the the FOLLOWS hold the job up, and when it runs the database has come down.
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

Augmented reality in online shopping

Augmented reality in online shopping: Suprxr helps you to save time and money using augmented reality online shopping by creating AR showcase of products.
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

Check subsystem availability in WAPL procedure EQQYXJPX

WAPL procedure EQQYXJPX immediately ends when IWS subsystem is not active or available and job step terminates with RC=12. It can be usefull to have the possibility to check the susbystem availability and eventually retry the connection again. Sub...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Not under consideration

To show the schedule details as soon as we place the cursor on the Job definition in the TWS DB

To show the schedule details as soon as we place the cursor on the Job definition in the TWS Database
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Proactive notification/forecast of a job run in plan soon after creation/schedule

Need a proactive notification/forecast of how a job will run in plan as soon as it is created/changed in the database. e.g. If we are scheduling a 5 mins recurring job by just setting a Start Time as 05:00 GMT (without any carryforward/Until optio...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Validate Symphony file prior distribution

We have recently experienced several issues during the IWS new plan load. Most likely related to Job Streams into ADD status. In order to prevent such impacts for many clients we do support (+40 Global Clients) we'd like to suggest a new process w...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

Would like IWS/IWA to support Postgres as a backend database

Would like IWS/IWA to support Postgres as a backend database.
about 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

DWC View Efficiencies

There are multiple DWC queries required for my Operations team to use each shift. We recently migrated to Workload Automation 9.5 and find it inefficient to manually run each query at the top of every shift (e.g.: All Workstations in plan, All Job...
about 3 years ago in Workload Automation 5 Not under consideration

Dash Board Assistance Required

Assistance required for Centralized Dash Board across multiple applications.
over 3 years ago in Workload Automation 7 Not under consideration