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IBM i Access Family

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ACS splash screen disappears too soon!

a RFE was delivered to display a splash screen for startup of a ACS product, but it disappears many seconds before emulation window appears... users are clicking the icon again, thinking their application did not load. Use Case: Users are complain...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 Delivered

New switch for ACS Plugin CLDOWNLOAD - Include Column Headings

Support a new switch in the CLDOWNLOAD plugin for ACS to support including column headings. Note: this feature is available within the ACS Run SQL Scripts GUI in the lower portion when saving the results, so the request is to provide the same func...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

In ACS OSS setup, keep list of last 10(or more) used chroot containers

while using the OSS package management setup. It would be nice to keep the last 10(or more) chroot setup locations. Use Case: while managing OSS software packages i have to keep entering the path of the chroot locations. polease provide a method t...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Modify AcsConfig.properties to add field name or field detail

when i transfert a data base file to xlsx with gui i can change heab columns of excel and chose field name or field detail . I want to automate my tranfert with commandline . can you add this propertie to AcsConfig.properties Thanks Use Case: java...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

ACS System positioning

When using the Integrated File System of IBM i ACS, there is an option to end a file to another IBM i system. As we have several systems in the System Configuration it would be nice if we could use a letter to start positioning when selecting a sy...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Delivered

Add Open Source Package Management to Main ACS Interface

Add option to launch Open Source Package Management from the main ACS (Griffin) Interface. Use Case: Improved usability, make the interface more consistent, as other system management functions are on this main ACS (Griffin) Interface.
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Delivered

Set the OK button as the default action on ACS Window Setup Panel

In the ACS "Windows Setup" screen please make the OK Button the default action when pressing the enter key. And while yer fixin that can you make it so that the "Window Setup" list is actually cleared? They live forever until ACS is restarted. See...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

Change or remove JRE 1.6 from ACS WAP

The current IBM Access Client Solutions Windows Application Package delivers JRE 1.6 for the use of the iKeyMan tool when installed. Being that 1.6 has been deprecated, this is now considered a critical security vulnerability for my company that I...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Delivered

commit & rollback in Toolbox ribbon in Run SQL script

It would be great if Run Sql Script could have two new buttons - "commit" and "rollback" in Toolbox ribbon. if these two could be available only when applicable -> if isolation level in opened JDBC connection = '*NONE' THEN "greyed out" else "a...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

iACS Schema view sort database view language dependant

when using "schemas" window and open a schema, the possible selections / object types is sorted by its english name. In german language "Auslöser" (trigger) is listed at bottom as well as "Ansichten" (views).Only a little thing but sometimes confu...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered