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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 ...
19 days ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

Enhanced dynamic switch the collections for IWS REST-SQL services

The current IWS REST-SQL service does not support a multi-schema environment and cannot dynamically switch libraries (schemas, collections) referenced by SQL statements.
7 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

Reload in Apache

Apache has functionality called graceful restart. It allows for reading in a new config without having all the connections dropped. Typically on other OS you could run something like apachectl -k graceful (or the service manager equivalent). Havin...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 4 Future consideration

Web service REST - JSON

Good evening,I created through Web Administration for i, a rest service that receives a parameter containing a JSON string, with numerous defined keys. The web service is associated with a rpg service program, which receives the JSON parameter con...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Future consideration

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...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

IWS REST Web services based on SQL procedure

In Rest SQL Services from Integrated Web Servicesi 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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

New SQL Service to list web services properties

Would be nice to have a SQL Service to access easily all the properties of web services deployed in IWS instances Use Case: Very usefull to get the links between program ou service program and web services : help in analysis.Other properties (user...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration

Show program lib/name in webservice overview

Currently only the description name of the webservice is shown in the HTTP Admin server. This requires you to click on properties for each individual service to see to which library it is referring which is slow in the web interface. Use Case: Cur...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

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...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Future consideration

replace parameter in restoreWebService.sh script

add the ability to restore if the service saved is modify than the online one.
8 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 5 Future consideration