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  1. WebHook Job Monitoring

    Allow people to use the same WebHook Url used for triggering a runbook for querying job status.
    Instead of doing a HTTP POST (used for triggering) you could allow a HTTP GET with the JobId as parameter. This would be a lightweight alternative for consuming runbook results no matter client and platform.
    Note: Using the same url means same access token which leads to monitoring being possible for the lifetime of the access token.

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  2. Outgoing WebHooks

    It would be nice if it was possible to register callbacks for events like "Runbook Status Changed".
    This would allow people to execute runbooks using your existing WebHooks concept (HTTP POST), store the jobid and consume the result of the runbook through the callback once completed.

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  3. Ability to manually enter the webhook expiry date

    Currently we can only specify the expiry date by picking a date from the calendar. It would be nice if we could manually enter the year/month/day of the expiry date without using the calendar.

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    under review  ·  Beth Cooper responded

    Thanks for this suggestion. Is there a reason that you don’t like the date picker?

  4. Support translating WebHookData to parameters without a wrapping runbook

    Currently I need to either create a wrapper runbook to translate the WebHookData parameter, or add the param and a bunch of translation code to each runbook I want to expose via webhook.

    Instead, it would be awesome to be able to define a webhook without having to modify the existing runbook or add a new wrapper.

    Even if this requires custom PS, that would be fine (if not ideal), as long as it can be added as part of the definition of the webhook itself.

    So, for instance, on the Configure Parameters blade, provide a multiline textbox to enter…

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