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Allow IWS to ignore extra/missing fields in the input JSON

Ignoring extra fields is helpful so that the RPG program doesn't have to account for every field that is being sent in the request (i.e. 25+ fields and multiple nested data structure arrays, when only 2 values are actually required). Allowing for ...
8 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Delivered

NULL management by IWS

Currently IWS has no capability regards to null values when a SOAP or REST service is published. When a field in a request is null, the RPG ile program or procedure will receive: For char fields -> all blanks For varchar fields -> a lenght o...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Delivered

Add CORS support to the IBM i Application Server

The IBM i application server is designed to serve SOAP / REST APIs over a network. However it is lacking basic CORS support meaning that unless you are serving and consuming the APIs on the same server it is useless for Internet applications. Inte...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Delivered

Allow an IWS SQL service default schema to be changed by the setWebServiceProperties.sh command

Currently if you create an SQL service on one server and want to promote it to another server you can't change the default schema without having to get the configuration property file and go into the IFS file to change the default schema. That is ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Delivered

Increase the performance of IWS lists by filters

Calling up the list of deployed services takes a long time. With 50 services it takes 20 seconds. Whenever I perform an action (e.g. stop or start a service or display the properties), it always takes 20 seconds until the entire list has been upda...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Delivered

Return a boolean in IWS (Integrated WebService Server)

IWS does not support true/false booleans, so it cannot be used to generate JSON streams in RPG like this: {"success": true}Ideally, we should be able to declare an indicator in the RPG and have it translated to true / false (without quotes).Curren...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Delivered

IWS - Remove the limit in the number of fields in the program parameters

Our development system uses IWS to expose RPG programs to the UI. The structure of the interfaces is divided into a classic scheme with two parameters: request and response. Some of these programs have a large number of fields (more than 2,000) an...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Delivered

IBM i IWS HTTP PATCH Support

IBM i IWS (Integrated Web Services Server) currently supports HTTP request methods GET, PUT, DELETE, POST but there is no support for PATCH method. Unlike PUT method, PATCH method allows client to send only modified resource information instead of...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Delivered

IBMi IWS ILE service program procedure limitation of 7 parameters

We use IBM i IWS (Integrated Web Services Server) to expose ILE service programs as REST web services. Each REST resource (represented by unique URI) is mapped to an ILE service program and corresponding REST methods to procedures within the servi...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 5 Delivered

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 u...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Delivered