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Information on jobs waiting on parallel server limits

Would like a report of jobs waiting on workstation parallel servers and how long they were waiting before starting. This would facilitate analysis of jobstream delays and identifying bottlenecks in the nightly batch.
5 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

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...
5 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Putting module EQQSSCNMx above the line

Due to administrative rules we are forced to run multiple IWSz Systems in parallel on one SYSPLEX. When migrating IWSz we are using BUILDSSX REBUILD and SSCMNAME TEMPORARY to avoid IPLs. After migration we are restarting IWSz with SSCMNAME PERMANE...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

One Tracker per LPAR serve all Controller

Due to administrative rules we are forced to run multiple IWSz Systems in parallel on one SYSPLEX. So we have to start tracker STCs for each of our multiple IWSz controllers on every system of the SYSPLEX. As the tracker STCs all do the same work ...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Would like IWS/IWA to support Postgres as a backend database

Would like IWS/IWA to support Postgres as a backend database.
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

Add support for IWS to work with the Workday ERP

UW Madison is in process of moving some ERP systems from PeopleSoft to Workday. Per IBM case number TS008964802, we have heard that there is no integreation specifically for Workday. The representatives in that IBM ticket recommended that we open ...
10 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

changePassword required for IWS 9.5

In earlier version of IWS/TWS the product supplied a changePassword.sh script that could be used to change the password of the users and made all of the necessary changes to WebSphere etc. In 9.5 it seems a step backwards that this now has to be p...
almost 3 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Extended jobname in DWC

Customers running both the mainframe and distributed workloads often search for extended jobnames and require a view to display it
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

IWS auditing for Login events (DWC, conman, composer) and changes to configuration and security files

See attached
6 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Ability to use SSO/SAML over Azure Cloud with Dynamic Workload Console

We are currently using DWC 9.5 FP5 and would like the capability to use Azure SSO/SAML for authentication of our user groups. We were able to get pretty far in the process in that, we could: Enable SAML 2.0 via the server.xml file Connect to our S...
11 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release