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Allow ABEND of FAILED jobs in USERJOBS to be marked as SUCC or CANCELED

Starting 9.4 when a JOB gets put into USRJOBS Operations cannot cancel or mark is as SUCC when it fails. Hence in every console it shows up as an issue even after the issue is resolved. This can make the automated or manual management of batch dif...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

if we add the job in expired stream while saving it should send / flash the warning message to operator.

It should flash a warning message in TDWC/CLI while saving the job in expired jobstream, There is high possibility to add a job inside an expired stream which will be happening globally on all TWS projects.
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Two-factor authentication for DWC and Remote CLI

Provide capability to enable two-factor authentication for DWC and Remote CLI, e.g. AD authentication and SecureID passcode
11 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

SAML2.0 Integration for DWC and CLI

Provide integration with SAML2.0 for DWC and Remote CLI to enable authentication through our organisations Single Sign On
11 months ago in Workload Automation 3 Planned for future release

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.
about 3 years ago in Workload Automation 4 Future consideration

Centralized Update: Ability to change BACKUP_DIR, TMP_DIR and other parameters dynamically

Have ability to specified parameters like BACKUP_DIR or TMP_DIR or launch pre-script to change theses values before start centralized update from DWC.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 4 Planned for future release

To connect to Kubernetes, connection information was given in a config file. How will we need to proceed in the multi-cluster working structure?

We have two kubernates clusters in production environment. We want the plugin to have the ability to deploy jobs into multiple clusters. You can think of this process as a load-balancer. Currently, we can only give a single kubernates cluster conf...
11 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Update batch reports CLI to not require full access to the database

We began piloting the command line reporting function for TWS and, through the support ticket noted, found out that in order for CLI reports to work with an Oracle database, the CLI must be granted access to the TWS object owner account. This is i...
6 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

DWC - Filters Improvements

We have more than one team that manages the production environment and in most of the time each team takes care of a group of applications running under IWS. Using standards for Job, JobStream and Resource names we managed to create filters that c...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Provide kerberos support for IWS REST API

Currently the IWS REST API only supports basic authentication (usage of hardcoded user/password combination). We need to implement the REST API using just a userid with no password.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration