Using OSLC services

Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC) is a community that is standardizing the way that lifecycle tools work together. OSLC Connect for Windchill supports the OSLC data sharing specification as a provider for the Change Management (CM) and Architecture Management (AM) domain and as a consumer of other domains.

The sharing of OSLC data between domains is based on a common set of resources, formats, and REST architectural services.

The data sharing supports these transactions:

Please refer to this site to get more information on OSLC:


OSLC Connect for Windchill supports BASIC authentication, so that you can easily execute REST services using the Windchill user and password of your choice in the Authorization request header.

The Authorization request header must be BASIC value, where value is windchill-user:windchill-password Base64 encoded. Refer to for details.

HTTP Status

Each HTTP response has an associated HTTP status that can either be: