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My ideas: IBM i Access Family

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ACS IFS component-Need Initial Load Filter to reduce files loaded per directory. Not InterActive Filter of loaded files list.

We have IFS directories with 20,000-30,000 files in them. It takes forever to download the whole list of files in the directory, which must be loaded before we can use the interactive filter to narrow down what we are looking for.At times, my netw...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

ACS Connection Management

We run about 130 ibm i partitions and use of course ACS to manage them. So in ACS the list of systems to choose to connect to is quite long. I guess most IBM i customers do not have such a large number of partitions and are not in the need of mana...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

ACS - Enable to input/view "Yen" and "Backslash" at the same time

ACS 5250 emulation does not allow to view/input Yen-sign and Backslash at the same time.On version, only Yes-sign can be used and impossible to use Backslash.No problem on Access for Windows PC5250. In EBCDIC and Unicode, they have differe...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 10 Delivered

IBM i ACS Datatransfer from IBM, EXCEL TabName

The naming of the tabname in EXCEL should also be possible like the behavior in IBM Client Access.CA: FilenameACS: Library/Filename>Sheet1 orACS: Myame>Sheet1 Use Case: With this option the import description in Microsoft ACCESS have not be ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

ReUse ACS JOBLOG Window when re-requesting joblog

When an ACS session has an existing Joblog window open and the user presses the Joblog Icon or View->Joblog then the existing window should issue a refresh. Today it just opens another window so we end up with "100 open joblog windows". Use Cas...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

Access Client Solutions (ACS) - missing IFS "Open with" (Microsoft Windows)

Within ACS we can open the "Integrated File System" support application. This tool is very fast and handy for navigating through the IFS and performing file operations (copy, delete, etc...). While navigating through directories small icons in fro...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Enhance the ACS update functions to clear installation target

Duplicate the install script with /C function into the ACS Update function, to allow the java sub-folders to be included as part of the update process. Use Case: Will help when centralized management of the ACS product when updates (including java...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

QSH and QCMD shell directly in ACS

Provide ssh : sshfs, sftp, qsh and qcmd shell directly in ACS for fast administrative access. Use Case: Avoid to configure and work throuth a 5250 terminal and menu session first. Improve to access support of SSH setup. Efficent work from any java...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

include SQL scripts in ACS SQL script

Including a ACS sql file into another ACS SQL script file. To minimize redundant "coding" and deployment errors. Also having the same possibility for RUNSQLSTM Use Case: To day you can enter any number of SQL statements and run them in a sequence....
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Delivered

ACS add plugin for "<help><about>" to get version information

the acsbundle.jar file is non-specific for version information. there should be a way to show the version information to a terminal window. Use Case: from IBM i command line, where no GUI exists, or PC/MAC/LINUX command line need to be able to get...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered