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Allow the user to select the language on DWC

We usually set our browsers to use Portuguese language, but for DWC, and other specialist IT tools, we prefer to use the English language. Until version 9.4 it was possible to set the "Default Locale" on "Console Properties" screen to "en", so DWC...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Dynamic Workload Console 9.5 Audit Data

Dynamic Workload Console V9.5 has no audit tracking. Would like to see some type of log which tracks items like User Logon/off and user search and updates while in the tool.
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Graphical Representation of all Jobstreams in the WorkLoad Designer

We would like to have a graphic representation of all the Jobstreams present in the database. Currently, this representation is possible in the current plan but we do not have the equivalent on the Jobstreams present in the WorkLoad Designer
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

DWC: view more dependencies

In DWC 9.5 we want to see more levels of dependencies when clicking the Dependencies button. Currently we only see direct dependencies and it is not enough. Ideally, there would be an option to choose how many levels of dependencies we want to see...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

conman to authenticate users through WAS/WLP and retrieve LDAP group to user information and authorize using group in assigni

DWC and composer are able to authenticate LDAP users and authorize using LDAP groups and assign security roles accordingly, but conman doesn't authenticate using LDAP hence can't authorize using LDAP groups and assign security roles. Separate ACLs...
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

zCentric Agent Installation as root

We are trying to remove reliance on root to install our TWS agent. However, after installation, there is the error - the userid used to install TWS can't impersonate to the proid which we used to run the job. We are attempting to mitigate root acc...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Would like to see an intermediate state between enabled and draft for IWA schedules

Most of our application teams have their schedules set up in the non-prod environments to mimic production, including the run cycles. This simplifies the production promotions as we can copy the objects and change the workstations they run on for ...
6 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Variable that has the mm/dd/yyyy format and at time = hh:mm

zWorkload Scheduler provides the &ODY1 variable to populate a date when creating email alerts. We would like to see variables that allow for a formatted date and time, to be included in the email alert. For example: We would like to see a vari...
6 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Deleting previous year dates from existing calenders

We have some calendars defined in TWS database.These calendars are updated each year for the new dates of each year.We need a feature to delete the old entries for those existing calendars.This is raised as agreed in PMR case no TS005053976
almost 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Provide and "Enhanced" Executable Job Type to facilitate migrations from competitive solutions (Control-M and AutoSys)

Matches Autosys functionality, eliminates manual effort via scripts, good for scalability, reducing areas for errors Allows user to specify profile prior to job running and before use of Standard/Out invoke Allow for the use of various credential...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release