Web Services

Notifications, questions and comments related to using the DMC’s web services

Active Message Threads for April 2014

Chad Trabant
April 28, 2014, 3:02 p.m. - April 29, 2014, 1:34 p.m.
Hello WS users, Tomorrow we will be updating all of our fdnsws web services (dataselect, event and station) to version 1.1 of the specification: http://www.fdsn.org/webservices/ The vast majority of users will not notice the difference as the changes are very few (the DMC’s services have mostly been 1.1 compliant for a long time). The fdnsws-dataselect and fdsnws-event services will simply have their version number updated. The fdsnws-station service will get a version number update and ... [more]
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Hello data users, Unfortunately we introduced a bug in the fdsnws-dataselect service on April 17th (last Thursday). This bug caused largish data requests to sometimes, but not always, be artificially truncated. Combined with the fact that HTTP has no capability to report errors once the streaming has started, this bug would not be immediate obvious to end-users. It is not clear under what conditions the bug caused data requests to come up short, but it is more likely to effect larger req... [more]
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Lion Krischer
April 23, 2014, 12:05 p.m.
Dear all, I am trying out the MUSTANG Beta web service. Great job! Apologies if this is not the right place to post this. I have an issue with the value constraints. It is possible to use, e.g. "value_lt=3” and it will select those measurements with a value of less then 3. The problem arises when querying multiple metrics at once. In that case the constraints are applied to all metrics simultaneously and it does not appear to be possible to restrict it only to one metric. The following ... [more]
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Andrew Barbour
April 18, 2014, 1:23 p.m. - April 22, 2014, 12:58 p.m.
I'm not sure if this message made it originally, so my apologies if anyone receives this twice... ~~~ Hi all, In regards to http://service.iris.edu/irisws/timeseries/1/application.wadl ... I'm just wondering about two things: 1. Is it a problem that the taper query has 'name="tapper"', or does the name get reinterpreted internally? 2. Why are the parameters under 'application//method//request//param' rather than 'application//resources//resource//resource//method//request//param' as w... [more]
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Chad Trabant
April 2, 2014, 3:04 p.m.
Hello WS users, The DMC has updated the fdsnws-event service to version 1.0.11: http://service.iris.edu/fdsnws/event/1/ Changes include: * Fixed a bug related to listing events with no magnitudes in search results * Update the NEIC PDE catalog data. Other changes include better error reporting. This release is backwards compatible with all request tools. regards, IRIS DMC web services team
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Yazan Suleiman
April 1, 2014, 11:06 a.m.
Hello WS users, The DMC has updated the fdsnws-station service to version 1.0.13: http://service.iris.edu/fdsnws/station/1/version Changes include: * Fixed a bug related to polynomial input/output units being missing when no other filters are provided. This release is backwards compatible with all request tools. regards, IRIS DMC web services team
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