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  • TWS/WebAdminThe Web Interface to TWS


  • Table of Contents

    IntroductionPlan Management


    Job NotesAlerts


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  • What is TWS/WebAdmin?

    Plan management Reports and graphs Job documentation Monitoring and alerting

    TWS/WebAdmin is an easy-to-use web-based interface to TWS for monitoring and maintaining Production in a distributed environment. Basic functions are:

  • Who uses TWS/WebAdmin?

    Operations Production planning Application development Non-IT departments...

    Anyone who works directly with TWS, or who wants more information about batch processing, For example:

  • Apache Webserver


    TWS Agent

    TWS Agent

    TWS Master

    Logon with TWS User

    PostgreSQL DB

    Technical Overview

  • Why a Web interface?

    Unlike JSC, TWS/WebAdmin was designed specifically as a web application. Benefits are:

    Ease of use

    No local installation

    Access from anywhere

    No nested menus, but information at a glance design

  • The Web Interface

    Menu Dialog

  • Plan Management

    Similar look and feel to gconman View TWS objects in the current plan in real

    time: workstations, jobstreams, jobs, Take actions: cancel, release, rerun, submit, View previous and future production days and much more..

    Plan Management with TWS/WebAdmin has the following advantages:

  • Job Details

    Complete information on one single screen

  • Job Details

    1) Select job

    Easy to use.E.g. Which successors

    does a job have?

    2) Select successors

  • Job Details

    The successors of the selected job

  • Job Output

    One mouse click... get the job output


  • Available Plan Lists

    Domain list Workstation list Jobstream list Job list Resource list Prompt list File list

    TWS/WebAdmin offers a variety of entry points to manage the current plan:

  • Plan Domain List

    Action ButtonsClick here

  • Plan Workstation List

  • Plan Jobstream List

  • Plan Job List

  • Plan Resource List

  • Plan Prompt List

  • Plan File List

  • Plan Filters

    Various filter criteria are available: Workstation, Jobstream, Jobname, Status etc.

    Personal filters can be created and saved by any user

    Global pre-defined filters can added to the TWS/WebAdmin menu by the Administrator

    Filters can be used to select data from the plan:

  • Filter Example

    Select Filter Type

  • Filter Example

    Specify filter criteria


  • List with Filter

    Filtered job list

  • Submitting Ad-hoc Work

    Submit Jobstream Submit Job Submit Task Dependencies and Alias

    can be specified

    TWS/WebAdmin provides for the submission of work on demand:

  • Submit Jobstream

  • Submit Job

  • Submit Task

  • Reports

    TWS/WebAdmin offers access to a variety of details which are not readily available in TWS

    Job History Report Job Details Report TWS Activity Report Production Planning Report TWS Database Report Cross Reference Report

  • Job History Report - Example

    Select Columns

    Specify Selection Criteria

  • Job History Report - Output

  • Job History - Status Piechart

  • Job Details Report - Example

    Select Scale -Day, Week, Month, Year

    Select Style -Bar, Line, etc.

  • Job Details Report - Output

  • Runtime History Graph

  • Activity Report - Examples

    Select Scale -Day, Week, Month, Year

    Select Style -Bar, Line, etc.

  • Activity Report Monthly Bar Chart

  • Activity Report Weekly Bar Chart

  • Activity Report Yearly Line Graph

  • Activity Report Daily Bar Chart

  • Forecast

    Generates a pre-production report for a range of future dates

    Shows jobstreams, descriptions, and estimated run times

  • Forecast - Example

    Select Date Range

  • Forecast - Output

    All lists are now based on the forecast date.(The green title bar shows that you are not

    working with the actual plan.)

  • Run History - Example

    The History Report is similar to the Forecast, but shows historical data: 1) Select any previous production day from a list

    2) Set Symphony

  • Run History - Output

    All lists are now based on the selected Symphony date.(The green title bar again shows that you are not working

    with the actual plan.)

  • Production Planning Report -Selection

    Select Date Range

  • Production Planning Report -Output

  • Database Report

    Creates reports for TWS object definitions Workstations, Domains, Jobstreams, Jobs,

    Calendars, Resources, Prompts, Parameters and Users

    Columns can be selected and filter criteria applied

  • Database Report Example 1 - Jobstreams

  • Database ReportJobstream Output

  • Database ReportExample 2 - Workstations

  • Database ReportWorkstation Output

  • SQL Reports

    TWS/WebAdmin extracts and stores TWS object definitions and job history data in a relational database (RDBMS)

    Customized reports are created with standard SQL

  • Custom Report - SQL Query

    If you dont know all the tables and columns: Click here

  • Custom Report -View Database Tables

    View the table jobs

  • Custom Report - Output

  • Custom Report -Save Query Example

    Save Query

  • Custom Report -Save Query Dialog

    Report Title and SQL Query are automatically


  • Custom Report Access via Menu

    User Defined Reports menu item

    User Defined reports

  • Storing Reports

    Storing a report saves it as an HTML file CSV File saves the report with comma

    delimited values.By default, MS-Excel is associated with the .csv file type and will launch automatically.

  • Store Report Example

    Store Report

  • Store Report Create CSV

    Send as CSV

  • View CSV in Excel

  • Alerts

    If you have no TEC or other event monitoring application

    You need to collect events such as job abends or perform notification

    TWS/WebAdmin generates alerts based on pre-defined events:

  • Alerts

    In the case of an event, a report is automatically


  • Alerts and emails

    For example, If a job abends, send a

    report via email

  • Database Audit Log

    Complete list of all changes

  • Job Notes

    Documentation can be accessed directly from the joblist, with a simple mouse click

    Documentation is stored in one database for all users

    Documentation can be accessed from anywhere, without needing to know about its exact location

    Good job documentation is vital for running error-free production. TWS/WebAdmin provides standardized Job documentation:

  • Job Notes

    Create an operator instruction

  • Job Notes

    ...and clicks on NOTES...

    The operator selects a job...

  • Job Notes

    2) Recovery...

    1) Contact...

    ...all Job NOTES are displayed:

  • Job Notes

    The operator can add a new NOTE to document

    his modification.

    3) Comments...

  • Summary

    Simplifies TWS administration Provides additional reporting Provides forecasting Increases production quality ...

    TWS/WebAdmin offers the following benefits:

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