Hi Group,

I've been asked to look into a possible use of EGL as a web service in our organization.

What we need is the following.

Our RPGLE application residing (of course) on the iSeries would call a web service to check the timestamp of one or more files that reside on a windows server (\\server\folder\file.ext<file:///\\server\folder\file.ext> paths will be provided from the RPGLE). I would use HTTPAPI from Scott Klement, of course.

The web service would then return the timestamps - if the files are found - or a "no file" indication.

I already looked at some of the examples available in EGL café, but either I'm not searching well, or there are no examples of EGL accessing or retrieving information from files that have not been explicitly identified in the project itself.

Any input would be highly appreciated, even if it is just "sorry, can't be done in EGL".

Thanks in advance,

Peter Colpaert
Software Engineer - PLM Development Team
Philips Consumer Luminaires
Tel: (+32) 3/459 13 17
Fax: (+32) 3/450 74 33
Address: Industrieterrein Satenrozen 11, 2550 Kontich, Belgium
Email: Peter.Colpaert@xxxxxxxxxxx

The information contained in this message may be confidential and legally protected under applicable law. The message is intended solely for the addressee(s). If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any use, forwarding, dissemination, or reproduction of this message is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by return e-mail and destroy all copies of the original message.

This thread ...


Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2020 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].