Problems in your Workload Automation environment? Get notified and solve it! Combine Event Rules and New Graphical Views
Workload Scheduler version 188.8.131.52 recently released a new version of the Graphical Views
to enhance the operator’s monitoring experience when using the Dynamic Workload Console.
In the monitoring area, existing features can be empowered with new functionalities provided by the web console: it's not just a matter of monitoring workloads. With a little tweaking, you can improve your daily activities also in terms of troubleshooting and recovery.
Among the latest enhancements of Workload Scheduler product (also known as TWS – Tivoli Workload Scheduler) there is the new role-based security model to grant and revoke accesses and permissions to Workload Scheduler users.
Available from both Command Line Interface (composer) and web interface (Dynamic Workload Console) the new security model introduces some new concepts that simplifies the usage of the Security File.
In this post we will see how define accesses from the web console.
You can upgrade the IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS controller in an automatic way, with only few manual steps, by using the IWSZSELFUPGRADE job stream that is provided with the product.
For job types with advanced options you have the possibility to let variables and passwords be defined and resolved locally on the IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS agents.
This is particularly useful in the case of passwords because you are not required to specify them in the job definition. The advantage is that, if the password has to change, you do not modify the job definition, but you change it with the param command locally on the agents (or on the pool agents) that run or may run the job. This feature is not restricted to Windows workstations alone. You can use it also on UNIX, as long as you apply it on job types with advanced options.