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IBM i Access Family

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data Transfer Component for EXCEL ( excel Add-in )

I am asking You the implementation of IBMi Access data Transfer Component for EXCEL ( excel Add-in ) provided with the IBM I Access for Windows product ( CWBTFCAI.DLL ) and not present in the new IBMi Access Client Solution product.Almost all of o...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 Not under consideration

Park ACS Session Manager on Mac Menu Bar

This request is a usability enhancement linked to RFE 145698 and pertains to ease of use when connecting ACS to a large number of LPARS's or IBM i servers, Please provide an option to park the ACS session manager icon on the Mac menu bar so it can...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Implement semantic versioning for ACS

Please start using semantic versioning for ACS releases. https://semver.org/ The industry standard is to number releases as follows: Given a version number MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH, increment the: MAJOR version when you make incompatible API changes,MINO...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Accessibility for IBM I Client Access Solutions - 5250 Emulation

Need Accessibility options for IBM I Client Access solutions v. 1.1.8.5 emulation for the visually impaired. Specifically 5250 emulation. Use Case: I have co-worker that is unable to use 5250 emulation. This is impacting her ability to complete da...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

TLS 1.3 5250 emulation support

In 2016 support for TLS1.2 was added for 5250 emulation. The IETF approved RFC 8446 for TLS1.3 and support in the emulators should be adopted Use Case: Increased security protocol support.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Need ability to run a SQL script after double clicking on the scripts file in the folder.

I have built a number of scripts which colleagues have discovered and want to use. We need a way to be able to double click on the SQL's script file name in the folder example sql_script.sql and have the script load up and execute/run in the ACS S...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Add Support for both left and rights ide CMD/CTRL/OPT keys in ACS Run SQL Scripts

When using IBM ACS on the Apple Mac computer (running macOS) and using a computer that has a full-size keyboard, the right-side CMD, OPT, and Ctrl keys do not work for navigation, cut/paste and other standard/normal use. I do not know if Windows h...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

i access for web product 5722-XH2 using URL interfaces

in the database link you can create a new sql request (the http link is >>http://SYSTEM_IBMI:PORT/webaccess/iWADbRequests<<) but the output is not possibile in the xlsx format , but only in xls or csv or xml . So if you whant the expor...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Add warning in Run SQL Scripts if a join predicate does not reference the joined table

Add the ability to warn the user when they are attempting to run a query that contains a join, and the join predicate does not reference fields from both sides of the join. Example:select a.field1, b.field2, c.field3from lib.tablea ajoin lib.table...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

ibm i access client solutions-windows- hosted/roaming $user$/home support

IBM i Access doesn't seem to respect Window's $User$/home paths for roaming profiles. Options in iACS to 'save items to desktop' will create a local desktop directory and download an item there instead of downloading to the hosted/roaming desktop ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration