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\^ 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...
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Functionality already exists

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

Optimize in-line scripts in Symphony file

Hi I recently met a customer that is using in-line scripts significantly and has over 100K jobs a day. As a result of the fact that these in-line scripts are stored in the Symphony, the size of the Symphony is huge (>250 MB) which imposes some ...
over 6 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Workload Scheduler Console 9.3 - Persistent Sort

It would be nice if the sort function under 'Monitor Workload' was persistent between sessions. Or there was some way to bake the sort order into the Query line, so it could be saved for later.
over 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

Unusable ordered list of Job within the DWC Monitor Jobs table view

Defining a complex Job Streams with a clear sequence of Job execution and submitting it, you can easily monitor the Job sequence execution using the Job Stream graphical view in the Plan while the order is unpredictable and not usable if you refer...
over 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Composer - Auto removal of the "FOLLOWS" dependency

When we delete a job from the database, Composer also deletes any "FOLLOWS" dependency objects from internetwork dependency jobstreams. Without warning or informing the Analyst. I know this is working as designed .. BUT it would be useful just to ...
about 7 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Conman submit using alias does not honor TWS Security.conf rules. Request to force alias name to comply with security.

When using conman to submit a schedule or job with the alias keyword, users are allowed to name the schedule in a way that does not honor the Security.conf rules. This creates a situation where the user will be unable to manipulate the schedule on...
about 7 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

Blacklist servers in Dynamic Pool

If we have problems with an execution server during our production day, how do we stop/blacklist this server in the pool. It is crucial for us that this can be done automatic. Our production day starts at 18:00CET with the majority of jobs startin...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 7 Not under consideration

Event rule that monitors number of executing jobs. The rule should monitor a specified ratio or specified number of executing

Event rule that monitors number of executing jobs. The rule should monitor a specified ratio or specified number of executing jobs. If executing jobs value or ratio meets or exceeds current cpu job limit an action will be performed. Add action to ...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Dynamic Agents should behave same way as FTA in regads to non-interactive session

On 9.1 FP1 and PMR 78443,010,678 changes was made to the way jobs were started on the FTA. We then created PMR 16192,010,678 since we found that the Dynamic agent behaved in a different manner and got the following response:let me clarify some poi...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 6 Planned for future release