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Critical job should part of error handler layout

The batch operators need an indication in the error handler layout, which job is most critical, so troubleshooting can be started with that one. If two or more jobs are very close with latest start time, a critical path indicator is needed so oper...
over 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Provide Kerberos support for UserIDs in DWC Engine connections

UserID to connect to IWSz controller and DB2 reporting database via DWC engine currently requires a known password. Enable DWC engine connections to use Kerberos authentication to avoid the use of known passwords.
6 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Connect IWS to CyberArk to allow CLI to function.

Connect IWS to CyberArk, to allow checking of password change from vault, to alleviate static passwords, used within the conman and composer CLI
7 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

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...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

9.5 DWC Monitor Workload: To be able to edit column definition for Job when editing task for object type Job Stream

In the 9.5 DWC, under Monitor Workload, when editing a saved task for object type Job Stream, the column definitions are only applicable to job stream. Our customers would like be able to select column definitions for both job streams and jobs in ...
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

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...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Add historical reporting features available on IWS to IWS on Cloud.

IWS on Cloud (SaaS) does not provide the historical reporting features available in the on-premise versions. The "historical reports" features should be available to SaaS customers too. The priority is on "job run history".
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Restrict the number of RestAPI calls made to TWSz

System : IBM Workload Scheduler and Dynamic Workload consoleActor : DWC users We use DWC RestAPI to interact with IWSz for monitoring and batch operations (submit, restart jobs, etc.) for Mainframe as well as Distributed jobs. Also application tea...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Workload Scheduler support for linux parameter "vsyscall=none isses"

see ticket IBM support request TS005150482:IBM Workload Scheduler 9.5 Fixpack 3 - with linux parameter "vsyscall=none isses" every TWS command freezes------------------------------------------environment:TWS Client Version 5 Fickpack 03operatingSy...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Cancelation of WebSphere batch job (wsgrid.bat) on Windows should invoke shutdown hook i java

Cancelling a WebSphere Batch job on Windows, a java.exe process started from the wsgrid.bat only kills the java process. The shutdown hook in java is not called and the job/step i the websphere bacth container is not interrupted/stopped. This is "...
almost 7 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Planned for future release