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IBM i Access Family

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Properly sign with an IBM owned certificate all the files used by iACS

The request is to provide to all programs, DLL and other components running on Windows platform an approved signature with a valid certificate owned by IBM as the publisher of the software. Use Case: When I start a session from iACS - Session mana...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

ACS run SQL scripts: Export to Excel, CSV, JSON, HTML etc.

Now we got the context menu for result sets in ACS - Run SQL scripts. So now I have a new request: It will be nice if it was possible to directly export the result set show in in the grid to common used formats like Excel ( Open XML) , CSV, plain ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Sheet Name in Excel After Data Transfer

We've migrated almost all our old .dtf files to the new .dtfx format after upgrading most of our PCs from IBM i Client Access for Windows to Access Client Solutions. Transfers to and from the IBM i seem to have gone well, however we recently notic...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Add WebQuery Link to ACS

Add the ability to launch WebQuery Browser session from ACS client Use Case: To allow client to more easily launch web query from within ACS, just as we can Navigater for i, SSH, RUNSQL etc
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

ACS Select System by description not name/IP

On main ASC screen the drop down to select a system, provide an option to select by System Description instead of name. Use Case: If System is configured via IP address and not DNS name, the Select a System drop down is not very useful.
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

Allow prompt variables in Run SQL Scripts

Add prompt variables to queries that run in the Run SQL Scripts application. This would allow generic queries to be reused for specific results. The Run SQL Scripts application would need a mechanism for entering the substitution variable data whe...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 10 Delivered

iACS - Run SQL Scripts - Display timestamp when query was executed in results window

The query results window does not give any indication of what time the query was run, so it can be confusing when displaying the same query run multiple times which results belong to which execution. Please display the timestamp when the query was...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

iACS - Run SQL Scripts - Access to the query from results window

The SQL query text is truncated at around 80 characters when displayed on the tab for the results pane or the window title when displaying results in a separate window. This can make it very hard to differentiate which results correspond to which ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Add Change Password to ACS

In the old access client solutions you were able to select your systems and click change password. Use Case: We are managing multiple systems and would like to be able to in ACS change our password for all systems at one time. Or at least be able ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Add support to "Bookmark" IFS paths in ACS

When using the IFS Task in ACS, I have a set of several directories I often need to work in. Rather than having to type in the path to the file, I would like to "bookmark" or have a set of "favorites" that I can select from. This is similar to the...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered