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Web Serving

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Show program lib/name in webservice overview

Currently only the description name of the webservice is shown in the HTTP Admin server. This requires you to click on properties for each individual service to see to which library it is referring which is slow in the web interface. Use Case: Cur...
about 1 year 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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

Allow an IWS SQL service default schema to be changed by the command

Currently if you create an SQL service on one server and want to promote it to another server you can't change the default schema without having to get the configuration property file and go into the IFS file to change the default schema. That is ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Future consideration

IWS should support boolean values in json body

IWS's pcml format currently only supports numbers and strings. It needs to be expanded to support booleans. There's probably a fundamental type mapping problem since RPGLE doesn't natively support booleans (other than indicators). In query strings...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Submitted

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 4 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

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...
about 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...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 5 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...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future 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.
over 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