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Status Future consideration
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 15, 2012

WMB Node to read user defined configurable service properties

Nowadays one have to use message broker java -API to read user defined configurable service proprerties(UDCP). I could be useful if one could just add node to flow and set UDCP -name for it to fetch particular setting to for example Environment -tree.

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 23519
RFE URL
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Guest
    Aug 14, 2020

    As part of our regular commitment to reviewing RFEs, we have re-reviewed this RFE and its status is maintained as Uncommitted Candidate. However, we do also note that an example of what is being asked for is available as part of the ACEv11 User Defined Node tutorial (In Toolkit find the tutorial by browsing to Help > Tutorials Gallery > Using a Java User-Defined Node which reads a User-Defined Policy ... or in a web browser go to https://ot4i.github.io/userdefinednode-tutorial/v11/en/steps.html)

  • 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
    Dec 5, 2013

    I would like the future ESQL function to be implemented in a context-aware manner so that access to the configurable service could be restricted with a policy (containing basicly a list of Applications allowed to access the service in runtime)

  • Guest
    Feb 8, 2013

    I would love to see this feature where the values are easily accessible using ESQL as suggested by zpatxx

  • Guest
    Jan 10, 2013

    Preferably allow access to (user defined and maybe other types of) configurable service values inside compute nodes using ESQL.

  • Guest
    Jan 10, 2013

    I would also be interested in this, although in properties accessible from the transformation nodes (as described by IBM dev's comment).

  • Guest
    Sep 4, 2012

    Thanks for raising this requirement. As you've seen, it's currently only possible to access configurable service information from the CMP API, although as of 8.0.0.1 you can also access it from the REST API, which has the advantage of not requiring additional libraries on the client.
    I agree that it is desirable to allow configurable services to be accessed from within message flows without requiring Java. My feeling however is that this access should be as close to the data as possible (for ease of access and optimum performance), and also be a good technology fit for users of all backgrounds. This is why I would favour making the properties available through the existing set of transformation nodes (ESQL Compute, Mapping, .NET etc.) rather than exposed as a separate node. In any case, we'll investigate allowing this access in a follow-in release or fixpack. Thanks again!

  • Guest
    Jun 18, 2012

    With "message broker java -API" I meant Administration (CMP) API.