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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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

first IWS for IBMi setup screen forces entry of IBMi program library

The first Integrated Web Services for IBMi setup screen forces entry of an IBMi program library. This hard-defined library is used to locate the IBMi program. Please enhance the first IWS setup screen, to soft-locate the IBMi program via the libra...
over 4 years 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 6 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

Allow an IWS SQL service default schema to be changed by the setWebServiceProperties.sh 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 ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Not under consideration

Bind to specific source address on Integrated Web Service Client calls

Add the ability to bind to a specific source IP address when making Integrated Web Service client calls. Use Case: Your IBM i could have several interfaces associated with it and you might not always want the Integrated Web Services Client to go o...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

IWS web services PJ QZRCSRVS additional logging

Currently there is no easy way to correlate a PJ QZRCSRVS to a specific web service. Enhance web services identification by adding additional logging to PJ QZRCSRVS. Add a message in the job log with the IWS Web Server and Web Service information ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

Provide authentication mechanisms like SAML 2.0 for web services client

Provide authentication mechanisms like SAML 2.0 for web services client Use Case: Several of our clients need to access webservices and are required to authenticate via SAML 2.0 based on a X509 certificate.
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 5 Future consideration

CGI Job User Based Library List

Make it possible to set the library list of a CGI job based on the authorized users job description Use Case: The CGI Library List setup in an HTTP Server on IBM i could be more flexible and more in line with how other IBM i jobs are setup.This us...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration