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IBM i Access Family

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IBM i ACS Client - Lock down connection settings for Single Sign On

We recently configured SSO for deployment and will be using Kerberos for authentication. We currently are using AD for authentication to the AS/400. A user could circumvent the client configuration for IBM i signon information and change "Use Kerb...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Include Form Type in Spool File Name

IBM ACS Client Solutionsin Register GeneralPrinter OutputOutput Spool Names in PDF Use Case: Please extend PDF Spool Output with Form Type
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Persistent cache for Run SQL Scripts

Presently Run SQL Scripts keeps a cache of tables and columns, but that cache isn't persistent. I does not cache SQL statements at all. A persistent cache would improve usability. Use Case: Content assist for tables and columns is very handy, but ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

ACS - Add position-to on column of result set display

When viewing a result set in ACS Run SQL Scripts, it would be beneficial to be able to select a column, right click and specify a position to value, to advance to subsequent records, rather than scroll to the relevant value. Maybe could only happe...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS IFS Send function to include System ASP free space check

The ACS Ingrated File System - Send function creates a temporary QIFS* library in ASP1 under the covers as part of the send process. This is fine as long as the the IFS object(s) being sent are not larger than the spare space in ASP1. The size of ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

IBM Access Client Solutions to Download a Spool File (Funktion WRKSPLF > PDF File) works correctly only with latin1 language

The i user has a SPLF in the OUTQ and wants to process it as a PDF file. IBM ACS offers the possibility with the function WRKSPL > PDF this works error free if the used character set page belongs to the font family Latin 1 (1252 - Windows Weste...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

ACS Schema Journal chain information missing

Currently ACS Schema journal/journalreceivers information is missing. In iNav the GUI did provide information if a journal had gaps in the journalreceiver chain. The command WRKJRNA and F15=Work with Receiver Directory does provide a number. This ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Add shortcut buttons/menu options

When using IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS) 5250 emulation I am able to switch to almost every other option of ACS using the Actions menu oprion. I am also able to add action buttons to the icons menu bar. The options I am using the most freque...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Add Form Type as a column to i ACS Printer Output

Form Type should be a column in IBM i Access Client Solutions Printer Output tool. Use Case: Knowing Form Type is useful information when reviewing printer output. Form Type is available as a column in WRKSPLF, WRKOUTQ, Navigator for i.
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Import source code preserving SRCDTA and SRCSEQ

Please add the ability to import source code from PC's or the IFS where the 3 source member fields are not separated by a comma or *TAB. Use Case: I have source code that I exported on another system to a thumb drive using RDi. When I tried to imp...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration