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Composer cmd to display Locked objects in the DB

We have a need for a new composer command that displays all objects in "Locked" status in the DB. Would like to have this ability for all the different type of objects that can get Locked in the DB. Jobs, Jobstreams, Resources, Variable Tables, Ca...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Report for System Information regarding zCentric workstations in IWSz

For ABNAMRO client, that has hundreds of zCentric workstations, a periodic report is required for System Information regarding zCentric workstations. That is the information you can see in 5.5 dialogue in IWSz (ISPF) with the "I" line command. E.g...
10 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Negative selection on ADID with WAPL

We've been experimenting with negative logic and wildcards in LIST not equal commands with WAPL, but we are not able to get it to work. Thus far we are only able to use fully qualified ADID names in the LIST Not Equal statement, i.e. LIST ADID-NE(...
12 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Documented API twsd/plan/current/job/" + jobIdentifier + "/jobsuccessors/sublist/action/rerun

We use the twsd/plan/current/job/" + jobIdentifier + "/jobsuccessors/action/rerun which is well documented but we need alos to use the twsd/plan/current/job/" + jobIdentifier + "/jobsuccessors/sublist/action/rerun API which not documented. This AP...
4 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Allow stream name alias on event rule.

We would like each time the monitored stream completes or errors (multiple times a day), a submitted stream gets alias with a unique name by the event rule. Aliasing a submitted stream is not functioning on IWS 9.5. Event Rule errors. For example:...
2 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Change password option for users logging in to DWC console

Whenever a new user is logged in to DWC 9.5 ,there is no option to change his password . We dont have LDAP and presently we use file based authentication_config.xml only to change password.However,the user wants a "Change password" tab on his DWC ...
almost 2 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

Would like Centralized Agent upgrade process to support deployment of iFixes

Currently, if we want to deploy an iFix for our FTA/DA agents we have to create an install script and then remote into each server and manually apply the iFix.It would be nice if installing an iFix was as easy as deploying a FixPack via the centra...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Information on jobs waiting on parallel server limits

Would like a report of jobs waiting on workstation parallel servers and how long they were waiting before starting. This would facilitate analysis of jobstream delays and identifying bottlenecks in the nightly batch.
3 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

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 ...
5 months ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

DWC to use session persistence configuration

DWC 9.5 currently doesn't support http session persistence even thought the WebSphere Liberty documentation said it does https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSEQTP_liberty/com.ibm.websphere.wlp.doc/ae/twlp_admin_session_persistence.html
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration