Using RESTful APIs with IBM Connect:Direct
IBM Connect:Direct Web Service provide APIs for corresponding Connect:Direct functions such as, submitting a file transfer process, process control, fetching statistics , netmap update for remote nodes , user authorization , user proxy , secure plus configuration, and controlling tracing.
The RESTful APIs can be directly invoked through the following means so as to seamlessly integrated with external business applications:
- Browser Interface
- Web Services RESTful API documentation can be accessed in a web browser using the Swagger UI.
- Swagger is REST API documentation framework that helps developers design, build and consume the RESTful Web services.
- REST Clients (e.g POSTMAN)
Command Line Interface (cURL)
- Scripts-based RESTful API invocation