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

Enabled HTTP Admin to connect to SSL host servers only

Enabled HTTP Admin to connect to SSL host servers only. Use Case: Enabled HTTP Admin to connect to SSL host servers only.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 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 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 ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

Apache Client Certificate authentication when using proxy

We need to have Client Certificate Authentication (mTLS) on the Apache server in the proxy settings.According to your support as described in the Support case ID it's not possible. Use Case: We need to have Client Certificate Authentication (calle...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Not under 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 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...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 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 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.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Functionality already exists

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 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Future consideration