HCL Workload Automation, Version 9.4

Create a dashboard to monitor workstations

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

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 workstations that belong to both the IT and Client Services departments that are identified by departmental codes, IT777 and CS333, at the beginning of the workstation name.


  1. Tap the Self-Service Dashboards section self service dashboard icon to launch the application.
  2. Tap Create to begin defining the dashboard.
  3. Specify a name, and optionally, specify a description to better identify it.
  4. Optionally, tap Icon and select an icon that you want to associate to the dashboard from the list of available icons.
    create new dashboard panel
  5. In Filter Criteria, tap Workstation to specify filter criteria that determines the subsets of workstations in your environment to be displayed in your dashboard.
    1. In Engine, select the engine connection associated to the workstations you want to monitor.
    2. In Workstation, type IT777* to specify a filter to include all workstations belonging to the IT department to be included in your dashboard.
      Note: For z/OS engines, you cannot define filter criteria for the workstation name. All workstations for the specified engine are considered.
    3. Click Add Filter to add an additional filter on the workstation name. In Workstation, type CS333* to specify a filter to include all workstations in the Client Services department 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 name 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 that you created is displayed in theSelf-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 graphical dashboard of results corresponding to the filter criteria defined in the dashboard for the engine connection you specified. For information about displaying the dashboard of results, see Viewing dashboard results. For information about how to use the list of results in the dashboard to view more detailed information, see Monitoring job status and details.