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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Web Serving
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 11, 2022

IWS REST Web services based on SQL procedure

In Rest SQL Services from Integrated Web Services
i want to put an HTTP Status code, an HTTP Header and an error field defined by the SQL procedure as for an RPG program. That is to say, by defining in the procedure an INTEGER type variable for the HTTPStatusCode, a CHAR type array for the HTTPHeader. and a CHAR type variable for the error .
Like he can do it with an RPGLE web services with « HTTP response code output parameter » and « HTTP header array output parameter ».


Use Case:

I use an SQL procedure as REST webservice to return BLOB. This is the best way I have find to return binary content. I don't want to return document encoded in base64 because of length char field limitation to 16Mo


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Mar 29, 2022
    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.