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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 22, 2021

Deleting previous year dates from existing calenders

We have some calendars defined in TWS database.These calendars are updated each year for the new dates of each year.We need a feature to delete the old entries for those existing calendars.This is raised as agreed in PMR case no TS005053976

Idea priority High
RFE ID 148791
RFE URL
RFE Product IBM Workload Scheduler (IWS)
  • Guest
    Jul 7, 2022

    This is essentially an idea to do a bulk editing of scheduling definitions. It seems straightforward enough to modify calendars programmatically with either REST API or composer in conjunction with ones favorite scripting language to remove dates over a certain age. Such scripts could be generalized and open-sourced and shared on public open-source platforms such as GitHub. I think HCL could create the scripts and post them. Runs of such a script could be scheduled - automate the maintenance of the automation product.

    I don't think the DWC needs any additional clutter to add this feature.