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ACS RSS uncommitted warning

With the transition from DDS to DDL we are also seeing an increase in the use of journaling.Currently the default of Run SQL Script is no to use commit. The "Isolation Level" value is "No commit". When you chasing this to "Uncommitted read" everyt...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

Add full statement pop up when hovering over Show Statements plan cache list of statements like iNav

When using Show Statements window and I have a list of SQL statements from the plan cache, I used to have a pop up window showing the full statement of the one I am hovering over in iNav.That does NOT happen when doing the same in ACS, SQL perform...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

iACS - Run SQL Scripts - Display timestamp when query was executed in results window

The query results window does not give any indication of what time the query was run, so it can be confusing when displaying the same query run multiple times which results belong to which execution. Please display the timestamp when the query was...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Show some sort of splashscreen when starting ACS Session Manager

When you open the main Access Client Solutions it displays the “Working…” window so the user knows something is happening while they wait for ACS to start. But if you just open the Session Manager there is no indication that it is starting. As it ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Add extra Keywords &SYSNAME and &SYSDESC to Watermark Options

Currently the Watermark function you can use keywords : &COMPNComputer name&HOST - Host name defined within the emulator session.&ID - Current session ID.&NAME - Current session name.&USERN - User name that started the JVM. It ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Add Processor Feature Code to Virtual Control Panel

Please also display the Processor Feature Code in the Virtual Control Panel within ACS. Yes, this is discoverable in the Serviceabliltiy section in the HMC, but I would like to see it added along side the MachineType, Model, Serial number informat...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

iACS - Run SQL Scripts - Access to the query from results window

The SQL query text is truncated at around 80 characters when displayed on the tab for the results pane or the window title when displaying results in a separate window. This can make it very hard to differentiate which results correspond to which ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Access Solutions - Use Description for system selection

In the Client Access Solutions system selection, the system name is listed. If you want a name you have to configure your sessions in management and system config to be DNS resolvable names. In MSP environments, there can be dozens or more systems...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 13 Delivered

ACS Double-byte character (DBCS) data transfer Shift character is cut at upload

When uploading a double-byte character, if the number of field characters is over, the shift-out character will be cut.This request is to change ACS so that it has the same upload functionality as IBM iAccess for Windows.IBM iAccess for Windows da...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

Spooled file copy PDF or TXT Selection option

Access Client Solutions Printer Output. Here we have the ability to download spooled files from IBM i. The default for drag and drop is to drop a .pdf to the desktop. You can right click for menu to display or download but you cannot select the fo...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered