Loftware Web Services™

A seamless way to communicate with your Loftware enterprise labeling environment

Seamlessly Link Web-Based Applications to Your Enterprise

Loftware Web Services (LWS) is a seamless and efficient way for your web-based applications to communicate with your Loftware enterprise labeling environment. A standard services-based interface brings the power of Loftware Enterprise Labeling Solutions to your existing enterprise systems without requiring the introduction of a new user interface or labeling application.

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Leave the Coding to Us

LWS provides a standard set of web services that enable you to drive labeling while eliminating costly and inefficient custom programming. A web service-based interface brings together all of your existing third-party applications under one printing system—cutting software and hardware investment costs. 

Secure, Role-Based Access Control

LWS meets all industry standards. It uses Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) and LDAP integration, providing the means for immediate connectivity so you can get on with lowering production costs. With RBAC, your labeling infrastructure has secure authentication and is only accessed by authorized applications and users.

Proven Technology

LWS has a proven technology stack that utilizes industry-standard API and a SOAP-based interface, reducing inefficient programming and learning curves. You can efficiently add enterprise class label printing to existing legacy applications and avoid the high costs of rewriting, re-engineering, testing, and maintenance.

Version 2.4  |   Version 2.3  |   Version 2.2  |   Version 2.1.1  |   Version 2.1  |  


Loftware Web Services™ 2.4

Release Notes: January 2011

New Features/Enhancements

    • Added support for installation of Loftware WebAccess on Windows Server 2008 (R2)
    • Added support for Oracle 11g as the Role Based Access Control (RBAC) database
    • Added access to all labels and printers for the default administrator
Note: Updated a requirement to version 1.6_21 of the Java Runtime. If you are upgrading from a previous version of
WebAccess, upgrade to this version of the Java Runtime.
Note: Updated a requirement to version 6.0.29 of Apache Tomcat. If you are upgrading from a previous version of
WebAccess, upgrade to this version of Apache Tomcat.

Bug Fixes

  • Dashes (-) are now supported in rule names
  • The Remember Across Labels Update Method now works properly with Loftware WebAccess On Demand
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  • You can now use the apostrophe (’) in first names, last names, and user names
  • Invalid rules cannot be saved
  • Session timeout handling was improved
  • Data entry using scanners was improved
  • Labels with only fixed text fields now print properly.

Known Issues

  • Loftware WebAccess will not install if you attempt to use Postgres Plus® Standard Server. Loftware supports PostgreSQL version 8.4.x.


Loftware Web Services™ 2.3

Release Notes: April 2010

New Features

  • Added support for IBM WebSphere Application server.

Loftware Web Services™ 2.2

Release Notes: February 2010

New Features

  • Added and updated function calls that can be used to retrieve the number of free and used web services
    and end-user licenses.

Enhancements

  • LDAP now handles the ‘\,’ character sequence in the common name (CN) of a distinguished name (DN) for ‘Search First’ mode.

Bug Fixes

  • Loftware Web Services calls to invalid labels (such as labels of zero file size) are now handled correctly
  • Deleting a rule, role, user, or group now completely removes it from the database, so that a new rule, role, user, or group with the same name can then be added.

Loftware Web Services™ 2.1.1

Release Notes: May 2009

Bug Fixes

  • Changed the license key for Loftware Web Services™ so that Loftware WebAccess™ seats are not required to run
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Loftware Web Services™ 2.1

Release Notes: November 2008

Features

  • SOAP based industry–standard web services for label printing and security administration
  • Role based access control (RBAC) – authentication and authorization
  • Web Services interfaces enables integration with the Loftware Print Server® from any (.Net, JAVA or other) application

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