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Increase the file dependency length limitation which is currently as The combination of the path of the file and the qualifiers cannot exceed 145 characters, and the name of the file cannot exceed 28 characters.

Increase the file dependency length limitation which is currently as The combination of the path of the file and the qualifiers cannot exceed 145 characters, and the name of the file cannot exceed 28 characters. Due to the above limitation the fi...
8 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...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Possibility to query Service Now or job information and to implement logic on EDWA actions

We have a blanket approval to CANCEL or RERUN few jobs upon failure and incident ticket should not be created for such cases Certain high priority jobs require a P2 ticket to be created on failure. We have blanket approvals to NOT create a inciden...
4 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Add information on the Job status change event to distinguish between ABENDs of jobs that are automatically recovered and the ones that require a manual intervention.

To achieve Service cafe integration with IWA and automate the ticket creation process which we are currently doing manually. We have certain use cases that needs to differentiate the job abend scenarios and create the tickets accordingly.
4 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

DWC - Manage Engine function was not enabled for Developer and Operator role to create Engine

DWC server - ttfai740OS Version - AIX 7.2.0.0DWC version - 9.5 FP02 Manage Role Section --> Only Administrator role have access to "Manage Engine" function, there are many application teams in our environment, we had plan to assign Developer an...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 1 Functionality already exists

To show the schedule details as soon as we place the cursor on the Job definition in the TWS DB

To show the schedule details as soon as we place the cursor on the Job definition in the TWS Database
5 months ago in Workload Automation 1 Needs more information

Proactive notification/forecast of a job run in plan soon after creation/schedule

Need a proactive notification/forecast of how a job will run in plan as soon as it is created/changed in the database. e.g. If we are scheduling a 5 mins recurring job by just setting a Start Time as 05:00 GMT (without any carryforward/Until optio...
5 months ago in Workload Automation 1 Needs more information

The job description cannot be displayed in the job flow view.

My client wants to see the job description in the job flow view.The job description is not be displayed, but the user wants to see it in the view.Since the description contains useful information which is the user want to see in the job steam flow.
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 4 Future consideration

Create SFTP-FTP for Webi Report Advanced Parameters

Customer ask to create SFTP-FTP plug-in for Webi Report Advanced ParametersIs needed for FTA : FTA041LP_1 (PRD) and FTA040LT_1 (TEST) are all in 9.5 versionHe needs to send via SFTP report created on BO Marco Borgianni was involved on this topic.
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Copy job logs

On a job creation (e.g. executable type), under environment tab we have , Standard input, Standard output, Standard error. This capabilities allows to provide a path to send the joblog. Allthough for job types like "SAP JOB ON DYNAMIC WORKSTATIONS...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration