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Workload Automation

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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 ...
almost 8 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.
almost 8 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...
about 8 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

With Zcentric agent, use of jobtype 'web service' doesn't handle proxy configuration

This request is about Zcentric agent.When using jobtype 'web service', there is no way to specify parameters if web service is behind a proxy
about 8 years ago in Workload Automation 0 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 ...
over 8 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...
over 8 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...
almost 9 years ago in Workload Automation 7 Not under consideration

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...
about 9 years ago in Workload Automation 7 Not under 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 10 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 10 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration