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Status Delivered
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 24, 2019

ACE bar file name

It would be great if we could see the deployed bar file name with path under the ACE server properties.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 136746
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    Jul 31, 2023

    Idea Review. ACE was enhanced in to record the BAR file deploy time and filename info. More details here:

  • Guest
    Oct 1, 2020

    RFE Review. Apologies this RFE has been in the status of Submitted for a while. On the face of it, this request seems very straight forward, and certainly its external benefit is recognised - this would definitely enhance the use of the product. Unfortunately there are some complications which we need to ensure are given proper consideration before we can make this request a reality. We are keen not to break some of the architectural foundations on which we based our v10 to v11 evolution... specifically:
    i) We don't want the product runtime to have to reserialize artifacts stored on the file system on start-up. This was the way IIBv10 worked and for large deployments can become a performance inhibitor.
    ii) The artifacts stored in the run directory should be the same as the source artifacts used in the toolkit where-ever possible. This allows for all kinds of great reuse and copying of source without the need for a complex build process.
    iii) To make DIFFing simple (for future expansion of impact analysis tools etc) we really want to limit metadata differences.

    In ACEv11 we also have an administration log as a relatively new feature which helps with unifying WHAT was deployed WHEN and by WHOM, so part of this overall use case has been solved in that fashion. All this said, we are keen to address this in future, but discussions are still ongoing regarding the best way of achieving the outcome. Status of the RFE is updated to Uncommitted Candidate.