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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Allow group profile password *NONE = *YES for IWS

Allow group profile to have no password in order for the business to use group profiles to deploy IWS installs. Currently fails and have to use their own user profile. This is not allowed and must use a group profile. Group profiles do not have pa...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Not under consideration

Change IBM i servers using basic authentication

As a result of increased security on our companies network, our browsers are disabled for HTTP basic authentication which makes that we can no longer access websites which use this kind of authentication mechanism. We therefore propose to change t...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 5 Future consideration

IWS Mulit-row update and post Web service

Possibility of multi-row put or post via web service with JSON data. Use Case: Sending (PUT or POST) multi-row JSON data to a web service only handels the first record?No error Ex. (two records): { "CUSTOMER_NAME" : "Sally Bronze", "CUSTOMER_ADDR...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 9 Future consideration

Modify OpenAPI generation options from IWS

Currently when you deploy an API to IWS it generates a "swagger" document. This document conforms to the JSON based version 2.0 of the OpenAPI spec. Would it be possible to allow selection of the format / version to have this generated as? The res...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

Make mod_wsgi availble on the IBM i HTTP server

IBM i HTTP Server would be able to be used by any open source project that requires wsgi web server.Since this is a module already available in the Apache HTTP server product this would greatly enhance the adoption of Python web projects served on...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

Port mod_md to IBM i Apache

mod_md is an Apache module that integrates ACME/Let's Encrypt into Apache, enabling a single line per virtual host to enable automatic Let's Encrypt renewal and registration. Such ease of use and automation would fit well with IBM i's intended nic...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 0 Not under consideration

Single Sign On configuration with the Web Administration for i GUI

User use EIM, they don't have password. For opening web administration password is required. Use Case: User use EIM, they don't have password. For opening web administration password is required.
about 2 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...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

API call rate limiting

Having a call rate limiting in the Integrated Web Services for i would allow better control on the consumption of the APIs Use Case: offering a rate of calls per min or second would increase security and better control
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...
3 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration