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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Start by posting ideas and requests to this portal to enhance a Power product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

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The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The Power teams will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.

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Some ideas can be implemented at IBM, while others may not fit within the development plans for the product. In either case, the team will let you know as soon as possible. In some cases, we may be able to find alternatives for ideas which cannot be implemented in a reasonable time.


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access swagger file freely

The web services server generate swagger.json files for REST, good news ! but as Wsdl are access free, the new swagger file are under HTTPAdmin, so swaggerUi and postman CAN'T use it. please put the swagger file under the context root (/web/servic...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

Allow documenting of fields and structures in PCML

It would be great if a PCML had a documentation attribute for fields and structures. This would allow to generate a much better Swagger documentation using the apiDiscovery Liberty feature. Use Case: Provided Swagger documentation would not only b...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Future consideration

RFE Ability to configure management port used by integrated application server

Ability to configure management port used by integrated application server. Use Case: Integrated application server uses the local connector feature to enable Web Admin GUI to manage applications running in the server. The problem is that the loca...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Future consideration

More flexible list

When defining a Web Service using IWS it's only possible to limit the size of the returned list by selecting a return parameter that is placed as a first level parameter field when using the "Count" feature or by using the hard coded feature "Dete...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Future consideration

Add conversion to/from RPG Date/Time/Timestamp and Axis types in WebService client (wsdl2rpg.sh)

Wsdl2rpg.sh generates a web service client based on Axis, and an RPG wrapper.This RPG wrapper provides the classical C structure for the RPG variable types Date, Time and Timestamp : D xsd_tm DS align qualified template D sec 10i 0 D* seconds afte...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Not under consideration

Manage dates before 1970 in the ILE web service client

As described here http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/power/software/i/iws/faq/index.html#primary4, the web service client can't manage dates before 1970. Improving the management dates for of compatibility with the RPG date type : 0001-01-01 to 9999-12...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Future consideration

IWS R7V4 SQL service add security to not allow SQL

R7V4 addition of SQL statements for IWS Application Services should be secured to prevent entry Use Case: The Manage Permissions should be enhanced to secure the entry of SQL statements. SQL should not show as an option if developer not allowed to...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Not under consideration