Hi Peter...

Just to clarify: You want to use EGL to write a web service, that you will
consume with an RPG program using HTTPAPI?

If this is the case, you can use EGL to write a web service that accesses
files on SQL Server...but from reading your email, I'm guessing you want to
read the directory that the files are in, and check their timestamps?

You may not need a web service for this...I recall there may be a way to
read a (Windows) directory from an RPG program...I have to do some digging,
but think I can find an example.

RE


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Subject: [EGL-i] Can this be done in EGL?

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


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