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Return a boolean in IWS (Integrated WebService Server)

IWS does not support true/false booleans, so it cannot be used to generate JSON streams in RPG like this: {"success": true}Ideally, we should be able to declare an indicator in the RPG and have it translated to true / false (without quotes).Curren...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

Reload in Apache

Apache has functionality called graceful restart. It allows for reading in a new config without having all the connections dropped. Typically on other OS you could run something like apachectl -k graceful (or the service manager equivalent). Havin...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Future consideration

Web service REST - JSON

Good evening,I created through Web Administration for i, a rest service that receives a parameter containing a JSON string, with numerous defined keys. The web service is associated with a rpg service program, which receives the JSON parameter con...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Future consideration

Ability to omit fields in WebService reply when they are optional

I'm working with the integrated web services server and have run into a problem. My service has several optional elements, but I can't seem to find a way to indicate that it's optional so they are returned as blank elements. It is a restful interf...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

IBM i IWS HTTP PATCH Support

IBM i IWS (Integrated Web Services Server) currently supports HTTP request methods GET, PUT, DELETE, POST but there is no support for PATCH method. Unlike PUT method, PATCH method allows client to send only modified resource information instead of...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

IBM i IWS Web Performance Advisor

IBM i web services server is an integrated web application server that is running a web services engine. Even though web services engine runs on web application server, IBM i web performance advisor is not supported for IWS. Support for web perfor...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

Increase the performance of IWS lists by filters

Calling up the list of deployed services takes a long time. With 50 services it takes 20 seconds. Whenever I perform an action (e.g. stop or start a service or display the properties), it always takes 20 seconds until the entire list has been upda...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

IWS REST Web services based on SQL procedure

In Rest SQL Services from Integrated Web Servicesi want to put an HTTP Status code, an HTTP Header and an error field defined by the SQL procedure as for an RPG program. That is to say, by defining in the procedure an INTEGER type variable for the...
9 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

New SQL Service to list web services properties

Would be nice to have a SQL Service to access easily all the properties of web services deployed in IWS instances Use Case: Very usefull to get the links between program ou service program and web services : help in analysis.Other properties (user...
9 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

IBM i IWS Client: Add option to allow unknown tags in response

My company used the Integrated Web Services (IWS) Client tool wsdl2rpg.sh to generate a *SRVPGM that we are using in production to consume a vendor partner's web service. Every few months the vendor releases enhancements to their web service, whic...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration