HCL Workload Automation, Version 9.4

Create a dashboard to monitor jobs

Self-Service Dashboards are queries that you can create to display subsets of your jobs and workstations that you want to monitor.

Before you begin

To define new dashboards, launch the Self-Service Dashboards app using a web browser:
Self-Service Dashboards web address
where, host_name and port_number are the host name and port number of the Dynamic Workload Console to which you are connecting.
Required role
TWSWEBUIAdministrator, TWSWEBUIBusinessDeveloper
Note: If you define a dashboard to monitor jobs, workstations, or both on z/OS engines, you cannot define filter criteria. You can create a single dashboard that monitors all workstations and all jobs for the specified engines.

About this task

The following dashboard is used to monitor all jobs that are responsible for running reports with a job name that contains the word "Report", which runs on workstations belonging to both the Finance and Marketing departments, where the workstation names begin with either "Fin" or "Mktg".


  1. Tap the Self-Service Dashboards section self service dashboard icon to launch the application.
  2. Tap Create to begin defining your dashboard.
  3. Specify a name, and optionally, specify a description to better identify it.
  4. Optionally, tap Icon and select an icon that you can associate to the dashboard from the list of available icons.
    New dashboard page
  5. In Filter Criteria, tap Job to specify filter criteria that determines the subsets of jobs in your environment to be displayed in your dashboard.
    1. In Engine, select the engine connection associated to the jobs you want to monitor. You can select a single engine or all engines. The all engines option works for only distributed engines and not for z/OS engines.
    2. In Job, type Report* to specify a filter to include all jobs beginning with "Rep" to be included in your dashboard.
    3. In Workstation (Job), type Fin* to specify a filter to include all workstations where the job runs, beginning with "Fin" to be included in your dashboard.
    4. Click Add Filter to add an additional filter on the workstation name. In Workstation (Job), type Mktg* to specify a filter to include all workstations beginning with "Mktg" to be included in your dashboard.
  6. Click Back and save the dashboard.
  7. On the Self-Service Dashboards page, tap Roles and then the dashboard to open the list of Dashboard Application Services Hub roles that can be associated to this dashboard. Select only the roles that you want to authorize to see and use this dashboard. If the new dashboard is not associated to any role, by default it is only available to users with the TWSWEBUIAdministrator role.


The dashboard you created is displayed in the Self-Service Dashboards page that shows all the dashboards to which you have access.

What to do next

You can now tap the dashboard for which you want to display a dashboard of results that correspond to the filter criteria defined in the dashboard for the engine connection you specified. See Viewing dashboard results for information about displaying the dashboard of results. See Monitoring job status and details for information about how use the list of results in the dashboard to view more detailed information.