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My ideas: Web Serving

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Allow service program AND SQL based APIs under the same web server

Currently, when deploying a new service on a Web Services Server, you have to select between ILE program object as a Web service or SQL as a Web service, and then specify the resource...i.e. URI path template. The URI path name becomes the Service...
3 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

Build SPENGO(SSO) into IAS websphere

We currently run Websphere 8.5 and SPENGO is built into the product. In order to move to OS 7.5 we need to get to Liberty or Websphere 9. From everything we have read Liberty(IAS) is the long term preferred web server. We need to have this ability...
4 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

IWS : Info about host server job name assigned to webservice.

Hi, It would very useful to have somewhere in i.e webservice properties from information about host server job(s) assigned to specific webservice. In developement/maintenace process for IWS webservice a host server job's joblog is usually very fir...
6 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

Enhanced dynamic switch the collections for IWS REST-SQL services

The current IWS REST-SQL service does not support a multi-schema environment and cannot dynamically switch libraries (schemas, collections) referenced by SQL statements.
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

IWS support for elements with attributes

Have IWS support WDSL where elements have attribute definitions like in the following example
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

replace parameter in restoreWebService.sh script

add the ability to restore if the service saved is modify than the online one.
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 5 Future consideration

Allow booleans to be returned in an IWS service response

You cannot currently return a true or a false in a json response. If you want a similar thing you would have to return either a 0 or 1 or a string representation "true" or "false". It would be helpful to be able to return a real boolean to make it...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

Should be able to redact/mask fields in the return data similar to headers and queryString

It's quite likely that sensitive information could be returned from a service. It should be configurable just like for inputs. Bonus points if we could configure masking rules so you can see what the return data looked like, just not the entire va...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

Create IBM i HTTP Administration activity logging

Related to IBM Case TS009811661, we would like to have the ability to capture/log HTTP Administration activity for the creation/management of: - Integrated Web Application Servers - Integrated Web Services Servers - WebSphere Application Server...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

IBMi HTTP Server IHS support for website creation on IASP

Actual IBM i HTTP Server doesn't support the creation via GUI of a website defined in IASP, you have to create it on SYSBAS and then move it on IASP manually, doing tricky steps. https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/706779 Could it be possible t...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration