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Administration Runtime Expert for i

This is RFE is for IBM i product: 5733ARE - IBM Administration Runtime Expert for i (Application Runtime Expert) Under 'System Environment' selection- component User IDs I would like to request that we have the ability to build a template to revie...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Delivered

Swagger.json contains _LENGTH fields that are not returned

The swagger.json that is generated includes _LENGTH fields that do not get returned. Use Case: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><example_getCodesResult> <response> <Codes_LENGTH>0</Codes_LENGTH> <Codes> ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Delivered

IWS with Service Program conflicting PCML structs

I have a service program with multiple procedures. Two of the exported procedures have a parameter "REQUEST" that is like a template qualified data structure "T_REQUEST". "T_REQUEST" is not global. Each procedure has it's own version of "T_REQUEST...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Delivered

Integrated Web Services Server native VARCHAR support

VARCHAR parameters are not natively supported in the Integrated Web Services Server and are instead broken out into structures. In the case of incoming parameters on a RESTful web service the sender cannot simply send the character string; they mu...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Delivered

Web service server returning HTTP status AND errors details in the Body

id like, on REST web service, be able to returning HTTPstatus and errors details in the Body (for exemple in JSEND format) Use Case: it's better for the client (for exemple during a creation with POST) to signal an error (500) and the reason(s) wh...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 6 Delivered