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New SQL Service to list web services properties

Would be nice to have a SQL Service to access easily all the properties of web services deployed in IWS instances Use Case: Very usefull to get the links between program ou service program and web services : help in analysis.Other properties (user...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 9 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 2 years 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 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 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 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 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 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 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...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 0 Not under consideration

Reload in Apache

Apache has functionality called graceful restart. It allows for reading in a new config without having all the connections dropped. Typically on other OS you could run something like apachectl -k graceful (or the service manager equivalent). Havin...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 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 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Not under 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...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration