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Workload Automation

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Provide kerberos support for IWS REST API

Currently the IWS REST API only supports basic authentication (usage of hardcoded user/password combination). We need to implement the REST API using just a userid with no password.
about 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

allow job time dependency to be set relative to job stream input arrival to fix timezone DST issue

Allow job time dependencies to be set relative to the job stream input arrival time rather than from the Plan start time as it is currently. This is important for scheduling where the time zone of the workstation has different Daylight Savings tim...
about 8 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Increase the Limitation on 16 Characters for the JobStream name

Increase the Limitation on 16 Characters for the JobStream name. I
almost 9 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Mandatory predecessors for TWSd.

In TWS 9.1 is announced a new type of predecessors who allow waits for at predecessor, which is not in the plan at Make-plan time. But this new type is only deliveret to TWSz in TWS version 9.1. Please also deliver the mandatory predecessor type f...
over 9 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Shadow jobs between zOS and TwsD : Matching criteria same scheduled date

Between TWS 8.6 zOS and TwsD 9.1 shadow jobs, the only value for "matching criteria" is "previous". We'd like you to offer also the value "same scheduled date". Thanks for your feedback.
over 9 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Implementation of Periodic Resynchronization Feature from Symphony Files to IWS DB or Addition of Synchronization Failure Detection Capability

In my team, an operational error occurred during job status checks in DWC. The root cause was the inability to confirm the latest job execution results in DWC for several hours. (This occurred due to the synchronization failure from Symphony fi...
3 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 ...
about 3 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

IWS 9.5 Being able to work with the long term plan in DWC when using a Z engine.

IWS 9.5 Being able to work with the long term and trial plan in the DWC when using a Z engine. This is tied to case number TS003457143.
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Optimize logs trace on IWS to keep track of actions by LDAP user

Actually the IWS if we make a connection to authenticate users by ldap, (MS Active Directory) on norma audit logs files (database / plan) all actions like create, delete, update any scheduling object, are keeping with twsusr owner and not the pers...
9 months ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

DWC - Viewing external dependency graphically from workload designer

It would be useful if the workload designer could show external dependencies between multiple chained jobstreams, to allow a better understanding of the scheduling network. Currently the designer only shows immediate predecessors for jobstreams. E...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration