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Unable to do Simple Job Restart with TDWC

When using the TDWC we should have the options of simple job restart in the drop down menu for job recovery processing. Only have fast restart available. this is essentially procedural as we can “ready” the job as such there is a viable work aroun...
over 8 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

TDWC EXTERNAL PREDS ISSUE

When trying to add a external predecessor via the TDWC you need to use the application's full name. Need additional Job-Name filter to select explicit job(s) as external predecessor dependency. Like ABC123P%. We need you to provide the ability to...
over 8 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Functionality already exists

TDWC current plan add issues

 When adding an application into the current plan VIA the TDWC there is no way of changing the jobs in the app. For example- if you need to change a workstation we can't as it don't list the jobs in the app when doing the add operation. Also  Yo...
over 8 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Add a run cycle for an event rule

Having the equivalent of a run cycle in the job stream but for the event rules, which would allow an event to be available for instance from Monday through Friday
almost 9 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Event Rules Email Variables

Relating to event rules emails...We need variables to insert the JCL/Command of the job...and...one to insert the job log.
almost 9 years ago in Workload Automation 4 Not under consideration

Add job command to event rule variables for jobs

Add the job command to the list of variables available to event rules for jobs. Many other job attributes are available to event rules, but the name of the script or command for the job is not.
over 9 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Possible to see workstation pools associated or defined for an agent workstation.

TWS version 8.6.0.1TDWC version 8.6.0.1Possible to see workstation pools associated or defined for an agent workstation.In critical situations where a server with a TWS agent goes down or have severe performance problems, it is necessary,to identi...
almost 10 years ago in Workload Automation 7 Not under consideration

the job object to the description on the job object in a given job stream

When defining a job object, we type a description in Workload Designer. See attached RFE01.PNG When using the job object in a job stream, the description field on the job is blank again. Of cource we can just type the descprition again, identical ...
about 10 years ago in Workload Automation 4 Planned for future release

List workstations in dynamic pool the same way as its possible for pools in TDWC/TWS

When using dynamic pools with "ordered list" it's difficult for operators to see which workstations that are active/defined in the pools.Should be possible to answer questions like:1. Is the agent part of a pool2. which agents is in a poolRFE 2254...
about 10 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Event "run command" needs block format to see command..

When adding a unix command to run in the TWS Event component there is a single 2048 byte line which makes this task very difficult. Make this a block like we did with the SAP area to enter external commands.
over 10 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration