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My ideas: IBM i Access Family

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ACS 5250: Use of certificate with multiple Subject Alternative Name (SAN)

In a session configuration, when the option Server Authentication under TLS/SSL menu is active the connection must match the Certificate's Common Name. But in a system with multiple IP and FQDN and a digital certificate with various Subject Altern...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

keep ACS splash screen up until emulator window appears.

Keep a splash screen open while loading ACS. Do not remove the splash screen until the emulation session if fully active. The windows client has this. Use Case: users tend to click on the icon repeatedly if application does not load in 1 or 2 seco...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

IFS file download dialog needs to allow for canceling the process.

IFS file download dialog needs a allow for canceling the process. If the dialog is dismissed the download keeps going. The download keeps going until you completely close out of the ACSBUNDLE stack. Use Case: Download many files, when the download...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

ACS RSS Content Assist window needs to be more persistent.

CA window needs to be more persistent. There are times (mostly when remote working) that the DB proposals take far too long to present but if I go to another app the CA window id dismissed and I have to start all over again. Please make it more pe...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

ACS - click on banner opens webpage

One of recent enhancements was that the IBM i access client solutions homepage opens when you click on "IBM i Access Client Solutions" blue-banner line in main application window.Please make a configuration option whether to enable this link or no...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

ACS Session Mgr - Behavior Change RFE

The default for 5250 sessions is Save on Exit... Always. Per session in the session Edit... Preferences... Exit...Therefore, when I close a session, it forces the refresh of the Session Manager list automatically. This 'feature' makes it terribly ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

Printer Output filters to match 5250 WRKSPLF parameters

Users migrating from IBM i Access for Windows to the IBM i Access Client Solution would like more granular filtering for the Printer Output dialog. Currently there is only the user, output queue and job information. Would like to have additional f...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

add IncludeComps in iAccess

Currently you can only specify options to exclude in IBM i ACS usingcom.ibm.iaccess.ExcludeComps=...... As IBM is providing more and more options these would be automatically be made available once a client updates the version (like latest enhance...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Add Change Password to ACS

In the old access client solutions you were able to select your systems and click change password. Use Case: We are managing multiple systems and would like to be able to in ACS change our password for all systems at one time. Or at least be able ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

ACS SQL Performance Monitor

When starting an SQL Performance Monitor in IBMi ACS using the Wizard, in the first screen you are able to enter a job name and Job user. The job number is missing. Use Case: If you want to select a specific job number to work with, you have to ma...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Delivered