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IBM i Access Family

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SSL/TLS Secure connection indicator for other apps in ACS

The 5250 Emulator shows the SSL/TLS Connection and cert information, it would be nice to have the same type of indicator for the other ACS apps. Run SQL Scripts, Printer Output, etc.. Just an added warm and fuzzy to see and ensure the connection i...
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 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 ...
about 2 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...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 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...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

xlsx file format transferfile from ACS dtfx crashes external pivot table with link to that xlsx

We work with pivot tables in Excel with link to source XLSX files, daily refreshed with dtfx files and java-code from Power i.Filetransfer we did before with RXFERPCB.exe and DTF files and all pivot tables worked fine.Now we transfer the files wit...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 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.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 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...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

SQL-Scripts improvements

When using "SQL-Scripts" it would be helpful, when i could jump to the last result of the SQL.on native STRSQL i can write "b" for button and "t" for top.Please provide a option to jump to the end/top.Hotkey F17/F18 would be nice+ Hotkey F19/20 fo...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions

IBM Access Client Solutions, not able to change the port to make connections through SSH. Use Case: Ned to change port for SSH, not able to change the port within the software. Unix sometimes uses a different port from the standard 22.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Require a generic migration tool to be added to iACS to migration .WS to .HOD for each user's iAWin objects to iACS deploy.

Require a generic migration tool or function to be added to iACS to migration each user's iAWin objects to iACS with rollout to desktop users. We have over 5000 iAWin users and cannot do this migration going to each users desktop/Laptop to make ch...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration