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My ideas: Web Serving

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Add I/O parameter support for REST services in Integrated Web Services Server

I have a use case for using I/O parameters in a REST Service instead of just I or O. Use Case: The first 4 parameters of a service I'm creating need to be echoed back.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Delivered

Change user of Integrated Webservice Server

Currently it is not possible to change the user of the webservices server without deleting, recreating and redeploying all services. Please extend the script with a -user parameter so that QWSERVICE (or any other ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Delivered

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...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Delivered

IWS web service transaction level logging

IWS does not have the ability to log web services requests and responses. These metrics are critical to be able to capture, measure, monitor and report on the throughput and response times and general health of a web service. Use Case: To be able ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Delivered

Allow IBM Web Administration to create two IAS Servers with the same port block.

The IBM i Web Administration GUI (HTTPAdmin) currently restricts the ability to create more than one server that shares a port in use by another server (HTTP, IAS, Web Services, Websphere). If one was to try to create a WSERVICE1 server that liste...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Delivered

Show the correct HTTP Server status in the IBM Web Administration GUI for HTTP Server running in user defined subsystem

As described in IBM web doc, IBM i has been enhanced to allow running an HTTP server in a user defined subsystem other than the default QHTTPSVR, but the status of the HTTP server is not r...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Delivered

IWS web service hard coded library path

When defining a Web Service using IWS, the library path name for the ILE program must be specified and is hard coded. Use Case: A large customer with has a multi-library environment where they may have different versions of programs with the same ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Delivered

Change Configure SSL for ADMIN (similar to ADMIN2)

Please change the functionality of the option similar to the "Configure SSL" of the ADMIN2 application server which allows to select a certificate from the *SYSTEM store. Use Case: The option "Configure SSL for ADMIN" requires a local certificate ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Delivered

Integrated Web Services Server Start Up

We are a provider of Healthcare applications utilizing IBM's Power Server running IBM i (v7r2m0 or better) OS. The HCS application uses IBM Websphere Application server express to serve up Java Script application to the users via a browser. Data r...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Delivered

Axis api and binary data

we ask that Axis API be added support for transferring binary and not just text data. The need is to be able to send and receive files in pdf format Use Case: Our software uses AXIS transport APIs to communicate with the web services of one of our...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Delivered