AS/400 as an HTTP Server

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AS/400 as an HTTP Server

Mark Flora

Principal Consultant

DigiTerra

April, 2001

AS/400 as HTTP Server


Multiple object types


HTML 1.0 & 1.1


Java script


Documents


Dynamically
constructed pages


Net.data





Other pages


Other servers


Pictures


Java servlets


WebSphere

AS/400 as HTTP Server


Advantages


No additional systems to manage


Included at no additional charge


Easy access to AS/400 data


Net.data


CGI programs in AS/400 languages


Builds on existing skill set


AS/400 as HTTP Server


Disadvantages


Proprietary


Apache helps


Behind the firewall


Domino, LPAR, IXS, extra lan adapters help


Performance


New paradigm


Apache helps

AS/400 as HTTP Server



http://www.as400.ibm.com/tstudio/workshop/http/index.htm

AS/400 as HTTP Server


Optional (free) 5769
-
DG1

AS/400 as HTTP Server


Optional (free) 5769
-
TC1

AS/400 as HTTP Server


Start the GUI administration capability

AS/400 as HTTP Server


The steps

AS/400 as HTTP Server


http://
your_server_name
:2001/

AS/400 as HTTP Server


Choose Configuration

AS/400 as HTTP Server


Welcome page

AS/400 as HTTP Server


Map directive

AS/400 as HTTP Server


Pass directive

AS/400 as HTTP Server


Create a server instance

AS/400 as HTTP Server


Start the server

AS/400 as HTTP Server


AS/400 HTTP Alternatives


Apache 2.0


PTF for V4R5 available March 23, 2001


Early code


Domino


HTTP server standard feature


Non
-
IBM solutions

AS/400 as HTTP Server


Resources


IBM HTTP server home page




IBM Support Line


http://www.ibm.com/eserver/iseries/software/http


AS/400 as HTTP Server


Walk before you run


Static pages


No security


Intranet


Make it work, then make it pretty


CODE400


Client/Server programming aid


Editor


On the PC


Disconnected editing


Syntax checking & RPG prompting


Screen and report layout


Packaged with Visual RPG