Skip to Main Content
IBM Power Ideas Portal

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


IBM i Access Family

Showing 391

Add line wrapping to ACS Run SQL Scripts CL Prompting

When using Run SQL Scripts to create a CL Command, please add the option to format a CL command in a way that wraps the text and makes it easier to read. This would be especially useful when using the RSS CL Prompt (F4) function to construct the v...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS update to include built in token acceptance for Oauth or Open ID connect

See case TS013914045 for background
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

iACS: List file shares

Provide a way to list existing file shares such as the list provided by (method 1: IBM Navigator for i (aka http://youribmi:2001)File systems / File Shares (method 2: 5250)ADDLIBLE NETSRVCMDGO NETS11. Work with Shares Use Case: Listing existing sh...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Allow the Delete Key to function in iACS Printer Output Listing

In ACS when you select a group of spool files to delete you must right mouse click and then select delete. It would be great to have the Delete Key trigger the delete. Use Case: Many of the applications we work with every day enable the delete key...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Rename file during download of spool file within ACS

Within IBM i Access Client Solutions the spool file download does not allow for naming the destination file. The ability to name the destination file to a name that is descriptive and meaningful for the end user without needing to rename it AFTER ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Allow SSH for 5250

Telnet has been identified as a security risk, which is mitigated by the TLS1.2 security applied to it, but I would like to see the connection for IBM Access Client Solution 5250 sessions have the option to use an SSH connection instead of Telnet....
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Ask to copy SSH key to server, if found

When using the OpenSourcePackageManagement module in ACS, we have the option to use an SSH key to connect. It appears if ACS finds a SSH key it will autofill the key as a default option. However, unless that key has been set on the server, it will...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Update ACS .NET (IBM.DATA.DB2.iSeries) driver to support .NET Core

It IBM.Data.DB2.iSeries (when is the last time IBM called it the "iSeries") driver hasn't been updated since 7. 1. It still only supports .NET 2.0 which was released in 2005 and support ended in 2011. IBM charges big bucks for software maintenance...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Not under consideration

ACS - Consuming high memory in Citrix

Our Citrix users workstation were recently upgraded from IBM i Access for Windows to Access Client Solutions. And we observed that ACS was consuming high amount of memory. Citrix team already tried this document found in IBM portal (https://www.ib...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Allow copy to clipboard on all ACS dialogs

All ACS dialogs should provide the ability to mark text and copy to the clipboard Use Case: When an ACS error is display, you have the option to generate the service log. Which displays MSGGEN002 - The request completed normally - followed by the ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 Future consideration