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My ideas: IBM i Access Family

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IBM Access Client Solution as an .apk

It would be nice, to have the possibility to access the system from a portable device f.e. in the warehouse or while in front of the rack for quick maintenance or just to check something.
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Update to ACS install

When performing an ACS uninstall we would like to have the option to suppress the attached message to user.
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions enhancement

Via Edit > Preferences the Passwords tab is very useful to change my passwords on multiple systems in one time (by selecting multiple). My problem is to select the correct ones. It would be a great enhancement if an extra column would be added ...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Allow path to hod files to be specified so open other will start in the required directory.

I have quite a few systems that I connect to using 5250 sessions and I use the tabbed option. When I click the + sign to start a new tab, which I have set to Start Other, the directory shown is where the last session was started from which commonl...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Please add a prompt to run the setup functions again.

Today, we needed to add the IFS option onto a users screen. I could not find an option to allow me to do so. When we ran the install option, it simply ran the install with no prompts. Administrators on the IBM i are not always authorized to access...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Functionality already exists

Please cross check how many installs of ACS there are on a PC

Today, I had a user that was given 5250 and print file access. They needed access to the IFS. They figured that they could add a button to the screen and that gave them access to the IFS without authority. I also found the desktop person had insta...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

in the IFS plugin option within ACS add option to duplicate a file or directory

we have the need to duplicate an IFS file in a directory. using the COPY/PASTE that is currently there does not work since it uses SAV/RST to a temp save file. there should be an option to either: - allow for renaming if you copy/paste to the same...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

IBM i ACCESS FOR WEB product is not under your consideration a step back for the future

Hi I am afraid to kwon that the IBM i Access per Web (5770-XH2) product is not under your consideration . It is the only way to access, with native software, an IBM i with a BROWSER and it has e very lot of functions to help customers and programm...
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

IBM i Access Client Solutions(ACS) Data Transfer Download to Excel Spreadsheet change from .xls to .xlsx

The Data Transfer to Excel is still using the old .xls(1997-2003)(65554 limit) instead of .xlsx. You have to download it as a .cvs and then load it to a spread sheet. This would bring ACS to using a current format with out the limit of the old .xl...
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists

Thai Character correcction

HI Team, Older client access used allow user to download/upload THAI character without any issues. However, with the new IBM ACS the spool file/upload/download of the PF is not converted unlike old IBM communicator. can we have similar set up with...
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration