HCL Workload Automation, Version 9.4

Performing recovery actions on workstations

Monitor the status of your workstations using the Self-Service Dashboards app and perform recovery actions from your mobile device.

About this task

You can access workstations in an HCL Workload Automation environment and monitor their status and perform recovery actions on them. You can choose to perform any of the following actions depending on the current status of the workstation and whether the workstation is in a distributed or z/OS environment:

Connects the workstation to the HCL Workload Automation network.
Disconnects the workstation from the HCL Workload Automation network.
Set Status
Change the status of the workstation. You can set the status to one of the following depending on the current state of the workstation: Active, Offline, Failed.
Note: If you use the default browser of Samsung Tab tablet, this action might not work properly. Use a different browser to set the status of the workstation.
Starts all scheduling processing on the workstation.
Stops all scheduling processing on the workstation.
Set Limit
The maximum number of jobs that can run simultaneously on a workstation.
Set Fence
The fence setting for a workstation defines whether or not a job is launched on a workstation based on the priority setting. If the priority setting is less than or equal to the fence setting, then jobs are not launched on the workstation.

To perform a recovery action on a workstation:


  1. From the list of dashboards, tap a dashboard name to produce a dashboard of results in a pie chart graphical view.
  2. Tap a category of workstations in either the Available or Unavailable state.
  3. Tap a specific workstation or search for and then tap a workstation.
  4. Details are displayed for the selected workstation. Select one of the actions by clicking the Action icon action icon.


A message displays communicating the result of the action selected.