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Planning for the upgrade of Tivoli Workload Scheduler : TWS Upgrade Package available

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Dear Customer....Planning for the upgrade of Tivoli Workload Scheduler ?

The IBM team has created some useful documentation and tools for the Tivoli Workload Scheduler upgrade and installation.

The following sections include:
  • A Documentation White Paper that guides your team through the Tivoli Workload Scheduler upgrade
  • A post-installation tool that verifies that Tivoli Workload Scheduler is correctly installed
  • Useful links that point you to the "Video Gallery to configure and admin Tivoli Workload Scheduler features" and "IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler Media Gallery" for "How-to videos" to deploy Tivoli Workload Scheduler after the upgrade phase .


Phase One: Planning the upgrade and installation to the latest Tivoli Workload Scheduler releases


Tivoli Workload Scheduler Upgrade Document

This document is a collection of best practices and known solutions for the upgrade to Tivoli Workload Scheduler versions 8.5.1 and 8.6. It is now available also updated with focus on known solutions for the Tivoli Dynamic Workload Console upgrade and installation and Tivoli Workload Scheduler installation solutions.

This document is an add-on to the current TWS 8.6 Planning and Installation Guide.

Ask the Expert session available: You can book an ad-hoc Ask the Expert session with the Tivoli Workload Scheduler team to review your upgrade plan.
For information, contact TWS Enablement team at Y88213@it.ibm.com

Any questions? Interact with Tivoli Workload Automation community at any time!

IBM TWA Forum



Phase Two: During the upgrade and installation to the latest Tivoli Workload Scheduler releases


Remember to check the Tivoli Workload Scheduler upgrade document in Phase One.

After the installation or upgrade.... Do you want to check your Tivoli Workload Scheduler or Tivoli Dynamic Workload Console installation? Use this tool:

Tivoli Workload Scheduler & Tivoli Dynamic Workload Console PostChecker tool

For any problems during this activity, see:
IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler Troubleshooting guide

The IBM team publishes different known issues and solutions. You can find them into IBM Support Portal .



Phase Three: Configure and deploy a Tivoli Workload Scheduler feature in your environment

At this stage you can leverage different sources to administer and configure the Tivoli Workload Scheduler environment..

The following is a set of administration and configuration videos:
Configuration task for Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.5.1
Administration task for Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.5.1
Configuration task for Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.6
Administration task for Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.6

More are also available here : IBM Education Support Assistant Videos

IBM Tivoli Workload Automation Media Gallery on Wiki

This is the link to the main page of the Tivoli Workload Scheduler Media Gallery. Some helpful videos are presented that can help your team configure the Tivoli Workload Scheduler environment, for example, the latest video " Configuring authentication using LDAP for TWS 8.6. "
See https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/wikis/download/attachments/226623562/LDAP2.swf

IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler Wiki
This link contains the Tivoli Workload Scheduler presentation for best practices related to the Tivoli Workload Scheduler feature implementation and the installation and upgrade.

ISM Library
This site contains different Tivoli Workload Scheduler tools and solution

Now available the " Pluggable Authentication Module Validator for IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler" which is a tool to help you to validate your PAM configuration versus Tivoli Workload Scheduler .






Stay tuned ....
In addition, we invite you to review monthly the Tivoli Workload Scheduler NewsLetter For all the news about Tivoli Workload Scheduler solutions and known issues ....



IBM TWA NewsLetter
This is the montly Tivoli Workload Automation newsletter ; It will contains link to the most important Technote published during the month and more....


Click here to subscribe to TWA NewsLetter






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More support for:

Tivoli Workload Scheduler

Software version:

8.5.1, 8.6

Operating system(s):

Platform Independent

Reference #:

1609879

Modified date:

2013-05-09

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