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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories Web Serving
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 21, 2019

Log command line version of Admin GUI actions to HTTP or Web service logs

When performing administrative functions within the Admin GUI, it would be helpful to have the command line version logged to the HTTP or Application server log.

Use Case:

If deploying a web service, you can see the command and options that were used to do that function. It could assist in troubleshooting or automation.

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Jul 25, 2019

    In the latest HTTP groups for releases 7.2 and up, a new integrated web services (IWS) QShell script,, has been provided to generate property files that may be used on the IWS script. For example, to get the properties file for a web service ConvertTemp: -server WSERVICE -locationDirectory /tmp -serviceList ConvertTemp

    Then, to install the service you would use the script as follows: -server WSTEST -propertiesFile /tmp/

  • Guest
    Jun 24, 2019

    . . . not to mention security compliance. Administrative command line access without logging could be a serious security issue.