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Web Serving

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Return a boolean in IWS (Integrated WebService Server)

IWS does not support true/false booleans, so it cannot be used to generate JSON streams in RPG like this: {"success": true}Ideally, we should be able to declare an indicator in the RPG and have it translated to true / false (without quotes).Curren...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

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.
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

Ending HTTP server on System i

When the HTTP server 5770-DG1 is terminated, it is terminated after 120 seconds with the option *immed by the IBM program. This causes an error message with level 40 to be written to the system log. The time interval must be extended. Use Case: Er...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 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...
over 3 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

Audit Issue - IBM Web Administration for i Permisssions Enhancement

By default, only users or their groups with *ALLOBJ & *IOSYSCFG special authorities can manage and create Web related servers on the system through the use of IBM Web Administration for i. The Web related server include IBM HTTP Server, WebSph...
over 3 years 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 ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Not under 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...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Future 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...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

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