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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 31, 2013

Enhancement ticket for the product future Installations

We request IBM to open an Enhancement ticket for the issue that we are struggling for MDM, BackUp MDM, FTA, Patch, etc. installations.

[1] 'root' / 'sudo-root' access requirement: We aren't allowed to be
'root' or 'sudo-root' on a system and execute the IBM's installation
script of which we again aren't aware of what all changes / setup it
runs. We had multiple discussions and convincing to do to acquire 7-
days temporary 'sudo-root' access for it.

[2] DBA schema or a schema with DBA privileges req: We are strictly prohibited to use DBA schema or assign DBA privileges to any schema for the installation. Moreover, we aren't aware of what all impact it will create on running the priviledged account. Hence, it gets
difficult to convince the DBA. We had to take the sole responsibility
of the impact of using DBA priviledge assigned schema for the activity.

ENHANCEMENT REQUIRED: For both the above cases, we need an independent script for both SA (System Admins) and DBA activities (of which they will assess and run it)- followed by an TWS Admin script to integrate both the setups.

Idea Priority High
Use Case
Described above
RFE ID 43241
RFE URL
RFE Product IBM Workload Scheduler (IWS)
  • Guest
    Nov 6, 2019

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Cloud
    Product family - Workload Automation and Control Desk
    Product - IBM Workload Scheduler (IWS)

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - ITSM Automation and Control Desk
    Product - IBM Workload Scheduler (IWS)

  • Guest
    Oct 10, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - ITSM Automation and Control Desk
    Product - Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Distributed (TWSd)

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Tivoli
    Product family - Automation
    Product - Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Distributed (TWSd)

  • Guest
    May 7, 2015

    Comment about the bullet 1 of the RFE.
    It requires for the WAS authentication to be switched to WAS File-Based repository at installation time (for the MDM).
    Note that all the other WAS security configuration (LDAP, localOS security adapter) can be performed as post-installation step after the success of the install.

    In this way the post-install can easily be done by the customer to correctly match the requirement of the target system, and also simplifying the TWS
    installation.