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Web Serving

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Allow service program AND SQL based APIs under the same web server

Currently, when deploying a new service on a Web Services Server, you have to select between ILE program object as a Web service or SQL as a Web service, and then specify the resource...i.e. URI path template. The URI path name becomes the Service...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

IWS wizard for creating or updating a web service: give the choice to save it as QSH script

In a world where CI/CD is more and more important the possibility to have the script creation in a git or similar instead of just creating the service is important to customers with several environments to keep trace of the changes.
10 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Functionality already exists

Create IBM i HTTP Administration activity logging

Related to IBM Case TS009811661, we would like to have the ability to capture/log HTTP Administration activity for the creation/management of: - Integrated Web Application Servers - Integrated Web Services Servers - WebSphere Application Server...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

IWS : Info about host server job name assigned to webservice.

Hi, It would very useful to have somewhere in i.e webservice properties from information about host server job(s) assigned to specific webservice. In developement/maintenace process for IWS webservice a host server job's joblog is usually very fir...
5 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

Enhancement IWS rest api swagger

Show the output fields in SQL api
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Not under 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...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Submitted

Allow booleans to be returned in an IWS service response

You cannot currently return a true or a false in a json response. If you want a similar thing you would have to return either a 0 or 1 or a string representation "true" or "false". It would be helpful to be able to return a real boolean to make it...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

Should be able to redact/mask fields in the return data similar to headers and queryString

It's quite likely that sensitive information could be returned from a service. It should be configurable just like for inputs. Bonus points if we could configure masking rules so you can see what the return data looked like, just not the entire va...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 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...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Not under consideration