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Status Not under consideration
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 20, 2012

Allow Wsdl discovery to return a fully resolved flat wsdl file for soap input nodes and for services.

Allow Wsdl discovery to return a fully resolved flat wsdl file for soap input nodes and for services. Currently "a service does support ?WSDL, but it is not flattened. You have to use ?XSD to discover schema that is used or ?WSDL to discover further wsdl that is used."

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 25711
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    Nov 25, 2021

    Idea / RFE Review. Apologies for the length of time this RFE has been held in Uncommitted Candidate / Future Consideration status. This suggestion has now been open since August 2012 and unfortunately through that time has only received 2 votes from the community. Whilst the suggestion is still valid, and would no doubt provide a usability improvement to having to resolve multiple queries in order to obtain the preferred style of WSDL, this is not an area of business investment for us right now ... Given the industry focus on REST APIs, and the shift in this direction, it is hard to prioritise Web Services enhancements. Unfortunately on this occasion we do not intend to take this suggestion further forward.

  • 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 21, 2012

    Thanks for raising this requirement. This is a good incremental enhancement to our ?WSDL support; as you say, it would improve efficiency of web service lookups by allowing both the structure and the format of the web services to be discovered in a single step.