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Status Planned for future release
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 28, 2024

WCA4Z in Z Open Editor needs to access IBM Cloud through a proxy server

When Z Open Editor clients can only access IBM Cloud through a proxy server, attempts to set the API key fail with an error:

2024-03-21T13:45:09.845-04:00 ERROR: 2024-03-21T17:45:09.845Z: watsonx Code Assistant error response: [/v1/wca/codegen/c2j/projects] 400. Full error object dump: {"statusText":"Bad Request","name":"Bad Request","status":400,"code":400,"message":"Bad Request","result":"Bad request","body":"\"Bad request\"","headers":{"connection":"close"}} 

It works with a curl command like for example:

curl -v --silent -X POST "" --header 'Authorization:' --header 'Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded' --header 'Accept:application/json' --data-urlencode 'grant_type=urn:ibmbee:params:oauth:grant-type:apikey' --data-urlencode "apikey=${APIKEY}"

Needed By Yesterday (Let's go already!)