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Status Future consideration
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 17, 2014

Add validation to the mqsiapplybaroverride command

Currently it is possible to add invalid entries into the deployment descriptor of a BAR file using the mqsiapplybaroverride command. For example if you input additionalinstances=kittens, this value is accepted.

It is also possible to add invalid properties, for example if there is no flow in the bar file it is still possible to add in additionalinstances=4

Would it be possible to add validation so that only valid input is allowed for
properties such as additionalinstances or for a warning message to be generated if the input isn't valid?

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 62154
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Guest
    Apr 20, 2021

    RFE Review. Apologies for the length of time this RFE has been in the status of Uncommitted Candidate. As part of our policy for regularly reassessing aged RFEs we have recently discussed this enhancement request and although we have been unable to justify the business priority of this requirement so far, it remains on our radar for potential future development. As part of our next major engineering release (for which Beta drivers are available here: we are revisiting the "source to server" processes we have for building BAR files and taking data from version control through to multiple runtime environments (containerized and traditional on-metal). Although initial release of this version may not get as far as this requirement which is in a very similar area of the product, it remains on our list for attention in a later fix pack. Status of the RFE is maintained as Uncommitted Candidate.

  • Guest
    Oct 7, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Connectivity and Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

  • Guest
    Jun 3, 2015

    Hi Emma, thanks a lot for raising this RFE. This sounds like a very sensible improvement for IIB. I think this other RFE is trying to express similar thoughts:
    However, the usecase is described particularly clearly here on 62154. Status of this RFE is updated to Uncommitted Candidate.