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Allow optional input parameters in IWS / Websphere Service

Allowing optional input parameters on IWS / Websphere services would prevent requiring consumers of the APIs to pass in variables that are not being used. This would make the request look better and reduce bandwidth.
9 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Functionality already exists

Prevent IWS from Refreshing when browser resizes

When you have IWS open and you resize the browser either manually or by press ctrl+f, f12, etc IWS is refreshed. Use Case: Speed up the the use of IWS.
over 3 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 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...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

Gracefully Shutdown of Prestarted Jobs

When there is Program monitored error within an prestarted Job we Need a way to end the Job gracefully. Therefore we want to be able to send a Program defined Response while inhibiting other requests from entering the prestarted Job.Which means th...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Future consideration

Integrated Web Services server / two-tier web services / need to be able to supply profile and password for remote system

When configuring IWS in two-tier web services mode it appears to be inheriting the profile you set the IWS to run as as the profile to connect to the remote system as. Using good security practices the two machines should have at the very least se...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 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...
6 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Submitted

IBMi HTTP Server IHS support for website creation on IASP

Actual IBM i HTTP Server doesn't support the creation via GUI of a website defined in IASP, you have to create it on SYSBAS and then move it on IASP manually, doing tricky steps. Could it be possible t...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

Provide IWS API's instead of command line

Provide normal API's instead of the commandline scripts for deploying webservices to the Integrated Webservices Server. Use Case: Automatic deployment of webservices via a solid and performant interface instead of the command line interface which ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Not under consideration

Generate Case Sensitive WSDL Service Names

When dealing with some 3rd Party applications they sometimes have requirements with having the service name in camel case. Currently when generating program info for the PCML you can specify *DCLCASE but that only applies to field names. Would it ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 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