HCL Workload Automation, Version 9.4

HCL Workload Automation interfaces

The HCL Workload Automation has user interfaces from which you can manage your production environment.

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You can manage your production environment from the following user interfaces:
Master domain manager command lines
The master domain manager command lines are installed automatically when you install the master domain manager. This command lines interface are run only from the workstation serving as the master domain manager. From the command lines, you can administer the master specific binaries and options. A backup master domain manager command lines also exist on the master domain manager configured as backup instance.
Dynamic Workload Console
The web-based interface for creating, modifying, monitoring, controlling, and deleting HCL Workload Automation objects. You can interface with the console from any system in the network where a supported web browser is installed. When you install a Dynamic Workload Console also the z/OS® Connector is installed, which is a component that connects IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS and the Dynamic Workload Console. For more information, see IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS: Planning and Installation Guide.
Command-line client
A component of HCL Workload Automation installed only with a fault-tolerant agent that allows you to implement the following commands on the master domain manager from another workstation: The commands you can use are the following:
  • Composer
  • Optman
  • Planman showinfo and unlock (the other planman commands must be run locally on the master domain manager)
dynamic workload broker command line
Installed and configured automatically when you install a master domain manager. It includes commands to directly submit and manage jobs for dynamic scheduling, manage job JSDL definitions and resources, and more. See HCL Workload Automation: Scheduling Workload Dynamically for reference.
Job Brokering Definition Console
A structured editing tool that you use to create and modify Job Submission Description Language (JSDL) files. These files are saved in the Job Repository as job definitions and become available for submission. The JSDL files adhere to the XML syntax and semantics as defined in the JSDL schema. For more information, see the HCL Workload Automation: User's Guide and Reference, SC32-1274.

For a more detailed description of the HCL Workload Automation components, see HCL Workload Automation: Overview.