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IBM i Access Family

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Add SSH Tunneling to iACS

Today there's an option to open an SSH Window from iACS, even using certificates, but no SSH tunneling. It would be great to connect to the system using an SSH tunnel, like most commercial products. Use Case: It we are on the road we can connect t...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Add "Map your database" to IBM i Access Client Solutions and/or IBM Navigator for i

In the deprecated System i Navigator you had this function "Map your database". It would print a graphical representation of your database. For example, if you had foreign key constraints between tables,like those common for:- Item Master to Item ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Add ability to change font/size in IBM i Access product

Some of us do are not so young anymore, and do not have the eyesight required to deal with tiny fonts. On the IBM i Access Client Solutions panel, the menu options (File, Edit, View, Actions, etc.) and their drop-down items are in a nicely sized f...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Submitted

iACS emulation - Enhance character codepage for non-printable character and allow for substitution

This is a request to enhance the character code page/table for non-printable characters in the 5250 emulator. Character code page should follow GS1 General Specifications standards for these characters and allow for substitution to a readable char...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

PSHBTNFLD work like hotspot

In the emulator in Access Client Solutions, you can specify hotspots which render as actual 3D buttons. This is great. Ironically, a PSHBTNFLD (Push _Button_ Field) does NOT render in the emulation as a 3D button. It would be nice to have a PSHBTN...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

IBM Access Client Solutions (ACS) - restrictions in Filter option in Printer Output should reflect authority in user profile

To restrict/not restrict Filter option in Printer Output should reflect authority in user profile. The problem is when you have a properties file that all users are using.Here com.ibm.iaccess.splf.FilterRestricted=true But this also inhibits users...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS and Phone Calls via Teams

The ability to call a stored phone number in a PF via MS Teams from a 5250 Screen with a mouse click. Like E-Mail Addresses or Webpages. Use Case: Many customers has tables in the DB PF with their customer address data, like name, street, town, E-...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS - Ability to change font size on scratch pad

It would be great to be able to change the font size on the scratch pad window in Access Client Solutions. We have many users that use the scratch pad extensively but some complain that the font is too small and it's difficult to read the scratch ...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

acs 5250 session border customizable like ACS Run SQL Scripts Border

Starting with running 5250 emulations session I select> Communications> Configure> Preferences. On this panel there is a radio button to >>SHOW BORDER. When I select that I can display a border around the 5250 window, but I cannot f...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

SQL scripts window to display optional watermark

Multiple SQL script windows can result in an incorrect selection and code being executed on the wrong system. The watermark functionality that exists on the ACS 5250 emulators would be ideal is applied to the SQL script windows. Use Case: When dea...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration