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Status Planned for future release
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 5, 2020

MessageBus XML gateway: Custom HTTPHeaders property

The MessageBus XML gateway should offer a Property for usage in HTTP Transport (in httpTransport.properties) which allows custom HTTP header fields to be defined, which then get sent out in the outgoing HTTP requests.

So, What is asked is: A property "customHttpHeaders" which can be used (e.g.: set to "accept:text/plain,Content-Type:application/json-patch+json" in httpTransport.properties file, so that the custom header fields get included in the outgoing HTTP requests.

Idea Priority High
Use Case
Some 3rd Party systems which should be integrated using the XML gateway may only accept HTTP requests when certain headers are present. In the related Support case we are sending HTTP requests to a Service Insights REST API with JSON payload. The REST endpoint does not accept the incoming HTTP requests without specific headers. Currently we have implemented a workaround by sending the HTTP requests to an intermediate HTTP server, which sets the headers and passes the request on to the REST endpoint. This workaround (and additional layer of complexity) can be saved if only the gateway allowed to set custom HTTP headers. Also the functionality seems to be present in WebSocket transport type of the Message Bus probe, so shouldnt be to complicated to implement.
RFE ID 145731
RFE URL
RFE Product Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Gateways
  • Guest
    Oct 6, 2020

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Cloud
    Product family - Operations Management
    Product - Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Gateways
    Component - Product functionality
    Source - Large User Group (LUG)

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Cloud
    Product family - Operations Management
    Product - Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
    Component - Product functionality
    Source - Large User Group (LUG)