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My ideas: IBM i Access Family

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ACS - Check For Updates - Add from Network server directory

Problem description:150+ lpars, 10,000's of users, no user has a profile on every system except admins. So I can't utilize the Check for Updates on ACS option configured to 1 IBM i location. It requires a login. We need a different solution. Like ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Delivered

ACS Run Sql Scripts - enhance Output with two new abilities

Please provide ability for user to change column widths for all columns at once. and to click/drag multiple columns at once. Use Case: Examine following use-cases:1) View->Column Width->Size to Data - or something like that., Allowing user t...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Create shortcut to 5250 display and printer sessions

Provide an easy (user friendly) method of creating a shortcut to a 5250 display or printer session from IBM i Access Client Solutions. Use Case: Currently, when I open the 5250 session manager and right click on a session, I have the option to cop...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

Add sort function to Passwords in Preference

The main ACS window, Edit.. Preferences... Passwords tab allows for mass change of passwords.I would like to have the ability to click on the column heading for Profile to sort the systems by profile name so I can select the first line, scroll to ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

Run SQL statements using IBM I Source physical Files

This is lost functionality2) More than colleague runs these scripts3) Using a source physical file on the IBM i allows you to keep the scripts in the schema that they belong to4) Backups are automatically handled5) No concerns/lost scripts when so...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

ACS Copy&Paste special characters

Copy & Paste text from other Windows applications like Word, Outlook, ... often includes special "curly" quotes instead of the "straight" quotes. When doing a Copy&Paste of these curly quotes in ACS, they're replaced by a "?" (since it can...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

ACS RunSQLScripts - Release cursor lock on full table read or inactivity

Select statements executed through RunSQLScripts window place a Shared Read lock until a new statement is read or the window is closed. This can interfere with many methods of processing to include allocate lock exclusive, copy file with replace, ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Delivered

Allow change system in ACS Schemas view

It would be nice to be able to change the system you are connected to in Schemas in ACS like you are able to do in Run SQL Statements and other ACS components. Use Case: Quickly and easily switch between schemas in different systems
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

Key Management tool in IBMi Access Client Solutions

The Key Management tool within IBMi Access Client Solutions does not have the same functionality as the IBM Key Management tool within IBMi Access for Windows.Within the ACS version you can only view/delete/export signer certificates. There is no ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

IBM ACS IFS day of last use or configurable fields

Can you expand the listing of the IFS entries with the day of last use. Better:Make it configurable which fields i want to see. Use Case: looking for old data.
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered