Hi David,

I'll play around with that hopefully soon. I was using the content type that our vendor told us to use.

Kurt Anderson
System Development Manager, Service Delivery Platform

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Subject: Re: HTTPAPI: Output to File changing brackets

On 8/30/2018 9:52 AM, Kurt Anderson wrote:
Recently a vendor of ours changed from providing an on-premise
solution to requiring that we use their web services instead. In
initial testing, I was getting the data response back to the RPG
program directly and everything was fine. However due to the high
volume of data, I now have the API output the data to the IFS, and
then I parse it from there. However, when I have the API output the
file to the IFS, it's replacing the brackets as if it thinks they are
a part of the data. The quick solution was to have the process fix
the brackets, but I feel both the API changing the brackets as well as
me fixing them is taking way too long.

I'm no expert, but I suspect it's because the content type is 'application/x-www-form-urlencoded'.

It should probably be returning 'application/xml' or 'text/xml'.


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