IFS SOAP Gateway¶
The IFS SOAP Gateway gives a client or another software the possibility to integrate with the business logic in a controlled and performance efficient manner. IFS SOAP Gateway is used with the External Integration Brokers that want to do a more tighter integration to IFS Cloud.
The IFS SOAP Gateway is delivered to handle SOAP formats, JSON format and Text format too. Other XML formats can be handled by defining customized envelopes.
- SOAP_IFS format
This IFS specific SOAP format should be used together with IFS Connect and Message Routing.
The SOAP Header contains IFS specific elements that are used as Content Based conditions in Message Routing.
- JSON Format
JSON requests are accepted by this Gateway in IFS Cloud. In the HTTP Request header the content type should be set as application/json for the SOAP gateway to identified it as a JSON formatted request.
- Text Format
Text file formats are also accepted by this Gateway in IFS Cloud. The text file should be sent as an attachment. In the HTTP Request header the content type should be set as text/csv, text/plain, text/html etc. Also an additional HTTP Request Header which is X-IFS-Content-Disposition should be set as the file name (eg: X-IFS-Content-Disposition="TextAttchment.csv").
For information about authentication: Authentication in IFS Cloud / IFS Cloud platform