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Workload Automation

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it should be possible to set "JOB_OBJECT_LIMIT_BREAKAWAY_OK" on/off on serers/agents

APAR IV69547 has been created to update the dynamic agent. The flag (JOB_OBJECT_LIMIT_BREAKAWAY_OK) will be added into TaskLauncher so that it will be inherited by jobs running on Dynamic agents too.This should be made as an optional setting (loca...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 7 Not under consideration

Need to create a resource that filter on name of server/workstation when creating dynamic pools

Today we can specify what servers we want in a dynamic pool by making a resourcegroup with those servers. In case your naming standards for servers are setup you should be able to make a logic resource specifying servers in a pool depending on the...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 7 Not under consideration

TDWC Workload Designer to integrate validfrom dates on job streams

Integrate job stream valid-from dates into Workload Designer such that all versions of a job stream are all opened and worked with together as one object in the UI. In the Working List the Job Stream would be a tree of valid-from versions. Functio...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 5 Not under consideration

add feature so that jobs in USERJOBS can trigger events for total duration

There is a significant portion of jobs that get placed into USERJOBS that are hung. We need a way to trigger events for total duration of the job, such as at 24h duration, or 72h duration. Currently there are 2 limitations in TWS that are preventi...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Nice database search for ressources on job streams and jobs on TWSd

In TWSd 8.6.2 database search on Job Streams, you can make filters on job stream workstation name and on job name.It would be very nice to have a Ressource name search field as well under the "More filters" button, including if the ressource is on...
almost 8 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...
almost 8 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Make MAXDUR/MINDUR available in Job History as are latest start and DEADLINE already present

It is not possible to report on jobs that have exceeded their MAXDUR setting nor those that did not meet their MINDUR setting as this information is not recorded in the TWS database. This request is to include the amount of time the job exceeded t...
almost 8 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Conman equivalent for dynamic agents

Currently, dynamic agents have no capability to track the workload on the system where the dynamic agent is installed (only the TDWC can be used for this task). An equivalent of conman would be required to track workload on the dynamic agent.
about 8 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Planned for future release

Additional actions for the TWSActionPlugIn

Currently, the TWSActionPlugIn only allows for submitting a job stream / job or replying to a prompt. Other actions are also required like:- Cancel Job Stream (with/without pending)- Cancel Job (with/without pending)- Change Job Stream Priority- C...
about 8 years ago in Workload Automation 4 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.
about 8 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration