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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 8, 2017

Passthru validation for ssl certificates in integrated web services client for i

I am using the Axis Transport API within my RPG Program.
In a test scenario i am playing with a webserver with an installed certificate, however the certificate is not in the cert store on our system i.
So I get an error when when I am trying to flush the data from a function called gsk_secure_soc_init (ERROR_NOT_TRUSTED_ROOT).
Is it possible to tell the GSKit over the AxisTransport to passthru the valdidation? Or to catch these Errors within the AxisTransport and then decide to go on further in the code?

Use Case:

Let the programmer decide wether to trust or not trust the ssl certificate.
Could also be helpful when testing and you do not want to import the cert to the digital certificate manager

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Feb 19, 2017

    More details may be found by clicking on the "Technology updates" link on the integrated web services web site [1]. The PTFs have been approved and should be available to download in 2-3 days.


  • Guest
    Feb 14, 2017

    IBM agrees with the request and a solution appears to be desirable and feasible. IBM intends to provide a solution. However, IBM's plans may change and no commitment is made that a solution will be provided.

  • Guest
    Feb 14, 2017

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Application Development
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Programming Languages
    Product - Developer for Power Systems
    Component - RPG/COBOL Development Tools
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None