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Allow stream name alias on event rule

We would like each time the monitored stream completes or errors (multiple times a day), a submitted stream gets alias with a unique name by the event rule. Aliasing a submitted stream is not functioning on IWS 9.5. Event Rule errors. For example:...
6 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Allow stream name alias on event rule.

We would like each time the monitored stream completes or errors (multiple times a day), a submitted stream gets alias with a unique name by the event rule. Aliasing a submitted stream is not functioning on IWS 9.5. Event Rule errors. For example:...
6 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

IWS agents to be cluster aware

IWS agents are not cluster aware and as such are not supported in environments that are clustered and as such not supported. We are running FTA agents on RHEL pacemaker clusters using nfs but are also assessing other remote file system solutions e...
12 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

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.
13 days 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...
14 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

zCentric Agent Installation as root

We are trying to remove reliance on root to install our TWS agent. However, after installation, there is the error - the userid used to install TWS can't impersonate to the proid which we used to run the job. We are attempting to mitigate root acc...
25 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Provide and "Enhanced" Executable Job Type to facilitate migrations from competitive solutions (Control-M and AutoSys)

Matches Autosys functionality, eliminates manual effort via scripts, good for scalability, reducing areas for errors Allows user to specify profile prior to job running and before use of Standard/Out invoke Allow for the use of various credential...
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

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

See attached
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Documented API twsd/plan/current/job/" + jobIdentifier + "/jobsuccessors/sublist/action/rerun

We use the twsd/plan/current/job/" + jobIdentifier + "/jobsuccessors/action/rerun which is well documented but we need alos to use the twsd/plan/current/job/" + jobIdentifier + "/jobsuccessors/sublist/action/rerun API which not documented. This AP...
2 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Real-time audit record in CDP files EQQCDPx

During IWS BatchOps daily work, they need to perform a lot MCP activities. Especially when there is a test prior to new application release and onborad new applications/LPARs such as Hold/Release/NOP/UNNOP/other thousands of jobs in TWS applicatio...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration