Is this the easiest way to Base64 encode and XML document (either in an RPG variable or on the IFS) for use in a SOAP web service?

I've used Scott's BASE64R4 service program for smaller things like API keys, etc.

I've been trying to mock-up a test scenario, and I'm not getting the results I expected - pretty sure I'm doing something wrong with the varchar fields. The code I'm copying was using much smaller fixed length fields.

xmlData and xmlData64 are both varchar(2048)... however the data is nowhere near that large (utflen=710).

http_setCCSIDs( 1208: 0 );
utflen = HTTP_xlatedyn( %len(%trim(xmlData))
: %addr(xmlData)
: p_xmlDataUTF );

b64len = base64_encode( p_xmlDataUTF
: utflen
: %addr(xmlData64)
: %size(xmlData64) );

dealloc p_xmlDataUTF;

My resulting data in xmlData64 does not match the online encoders.


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