HCL Workload Automation, Version 9.4

End-to-end scheduling

About this task

By using end-to-end scheduling, you can schedule and control jobs on mainframe, Windows, and UNIX environments, for truly distributed scheduling. In the end-to-end configuration, IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS is used as the planner for the job scheduling environment. HCL Workload Automation domain managers, standard, fault-tolerant, and z-centric agents are used to schedule on the distributed platforms. The agents replace the use of tracker agents.

IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS also allows you to access job streams (schedules in HCL Workload Automation) and add them to the current plan in IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS. In addition, you can build dependencies among IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS job streams and HCL Workload Automation jobs. From IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS, you can monitor and control the distributed agents.

You can manage distributed scheduling by activating either of the following features: