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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 3, 2019

Extend IWS REST to contain more basic modificaton operations

Please add rest methods for IWS 9.5 to be able easily to do:

Add a job into an existing jobstream – that should be a method with few parameters
Remove a job from an existing jobstream - that should be a method with few parameters
Add a dependency inside a jobstream between 2 jobs in that jobstream – also a basic method.

Idea priority High
Use Case
Use case is that we want to avoid that even minor operations requires full JSON parsing. The end results should look like: add job to jobstream: http://restserver/..../add-job?jobname=donaldduck?jobstreamname=goofy add remove job from jobstream: http://restserver/..../remove-job?jobname=donaldduck?jobstreamname=goofy add dependency between 2 jobs in a jobstream: http://restserver/..../add-dep?jobname=donaldduck?depjobname=myjobname;jobstreamname=goofy
RFE ID 138645
RFE URL
RFE Product IBM Workload Scheduler (IWS)