Packaged into an AJAX call and using JSONP or a Promise, the callback could deliver the notification. Not sure how the invocation is initiated, what the process does, or what the Windows server uses the process for, but an AJAX call is already geared toward asynchronous processes and callbacks and Promises are S.O.P.

Other, good, out of band notifications have been suggested.

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On 5/12/2017 8:29 AM, Justin Taylor wrote:
I have an internal RPG/CGI webservice that in extreme cases can take 20 minutes to process a request (19+ minutes waiting on external services). Our Windows team (the consumers) right now is just waiting for the webservice to respond, but they want me to change my service to send a notification when it completes.

I can't think of a good way to do this.


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