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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 24, 2021

Composer cmd to display Locked objects in the DB

We have a need for a new composer command that displays all objects in "Locked" status in the DB. Would like to have this ability for all the different type of objects that can get Locked in the DB. Jobs, Jobstreams, Resources, Variable Tables, Calendars, event rules, Runcyclegroups, and users. This could be an additional qualifier in the composer display command.

Idea Priority High
Use Case
We have encountered issues when (a) attempting to update objects in the TWS DB (b) submitting objects, when they are currently in Locked status. We would like to be more pro-active by having the ability to display all Locked objects at the beginning of the day and then Unlock them to prevent problems updating or submitting the objects during working hours. We could also script a process using this new command to get the list of just the objects "Locked" and then issue the Unlock command against them to get them Unlocked. This will help us reduce incidents for errors encountered updating objects, and the submission of objects in a "Locked" status.
RFE ID 149515
RFE URL
RFE Product IBM Workload Scheduler (IWS)