Example scenarios

The following examples illustrate the sequence of Z Data Tools Service Provider REST API calls used to process some common file types under different scenarios.

Client applications issue HTTP REST API requests to z/OSĀ® Connect WLP server. z/OS Connect maps the request headers and URL parameters into the request schema of the service associated with the API, and passes the final JSON payload to the service provider associated with the service.

The service provider validates the request JSON and performs the action requested. Essentially, the service provider reads records from a nominated data resource.

Clients can use the generic or specific methods to read data from data resources, and to indicate whether the service provider should persist a Z Data Tools session when multiple reads from the resource are anticipated.