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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Two-way communication framework

Currently, Instana is only able to collect information from IBMi but not able to feed requests back to IBMi. This is an important piece which our team used to reply and acknowledge events directly from user interface instead of logging into each L...
2 months ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

Make copy possible from RSS joblog

When working in IBM i Access Client Solutions Run SQL Scripts you have a button to view the joblog. We use SYSTOOLS.LPRINTF a lot to add additional information to the joblog. We use it to facilitate the checking to building a string of data. As a ...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Make Access Client Solutions easier to distribute

Currently all ACS installs are manual at deployment of a user's PC and manual updates as needed if the user reports any issues and we notice they are on an older version. We have tried to package ACS into an EXE file that could be deployed through...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 13 Delivered

Change the Configuration of LPI in Java Print (jpsDBCSUseSplfLPI)

Need change LPI of Spool file, set the "jpsDBCSUseSplfLPI" on acssm.ini. But only some printer session need this setting. Others doesn't need this setting because output is broken. So want the setting "jpsDBCSUseSplfLPI" in each hod files.
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

Choose connection for ACS Printer Output

ACS Integrated File System and Run SQL Scripts already allow you to change your connection from within the tool. Printer Output lacks that capability. If there was a drop-down or menu option, I could change the connection without having to start t...
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Allow IWS to ignore extra/missing fields in the input JSON

Ignoring extra fields is helpful so that the RPG program doesn't have to account for every field that is being sent in the request (i.e. 25+ fields and multiple nested data structure arrays, when only 2 values are actually required). Allowing for ...
6 months ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Delivered

In Access Client Solutions "Run SQL Scripts" please make a shortcut for "Recent files" under "File"

Make it possible to access Recent files without using a lot of "Arrow down" on the keyboard or without using the mouse. Everyone trying to use shortcuts will enjoy it.
7 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Add the ability to edit existing Intrusion Detection Policy Propertys

It doesn't appear like the ability is present to alter an existing Intrusion Detection Policy once it is created. In our case, we were looking to add to the list under "Specify a list of remote ip addresses to exclude for this policy" (which is fo...
7 months ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Delivered

Add date/timestamp to ACS Status History Log

I have spent several hours trying to cross reference ACS Status History Log entries to the QTVDEVICE joblog looking for meaningful connection failure information
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

ACS Automatic Copy function should not require the trim rectangle to remain

In ACS 1.1.9.3, turning on "Automatic Copy" from the Edit --> Preferences --> Edit --> Cut/Copy tab also forces "Trim Rectangle remains after edit function" in the Trim tab to be turned on. I submitted a support case and I was told this i...
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered