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IBM i Access Family

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IBM i ACS - system configuration option to add links

In ACS it is now possible to add only only one "Tape Management" link. (this also where we can add a link for the HMC http gui ).Having a limit of being only able to add one, does not fit our need. We have systems with more Tape Libraries to manag...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Delivered

IBM i ACS - IFS unzip function

In IBM i ACS the Integrated File System is missing the option to zip/unzip. Use Case: When upgrading iso images are in the zip format. With ACS and the IFS functionality we can upload them but we either have to unzip them beforehand or do it from ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

Pre-install ACS Client on IBM i IFS for use by IBM i

As the ACS product can be run natively by IBM i, then it would be ideal if it was automatically installed in one standard place on the system by default. Use Case: Using the IBM ACS client to (acsbundle.jar) to transfer / translate a Db2 for i fil...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

Same user sign on multiple Windows remote desktop, when use ACS, new ACS 5250 sessions always open on 1st desktop session

Customer use Win2012 remote desktop. If the user has 2 remote desktop sessions active, and use ACS, anytime user opens ACS on the 2nd remote desktop session, the ACS always open on the original session where it was first opened for that user. We s...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Multi-Tab view in Run SQL Scripts

Could "Run SQL Scripts" feature present opened windows as tabs in the same Run SQL script window? It would be great if user could pick in configuration whether single or multi-tab approach is used by default. It would also be great if you could im...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 Delivered

allow configuration of Hardware management interfaces via commandline in ACS

please add possibility to configure hardware management interfaces in ACS via commandline Use Case: We have a lot of IBM i systems in our system configuration list. Since ACS v1.1.8.2 it is possible to configure up to 6 hardware management interfa...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Delivered

ACS - Enable to input/view "Yen" and "Backslash" at the same time

ACS 5250 emulation does not allow to view/input Yen-sign and Backslash at the same time.On version 1.1.8.1, only Yes-sign can be used and impossible to use Backslash.No problem on Access for Windows PC5250. In EBCDIC and Unicode, they have differe...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 10 Delivered

ACS - provide option when defining .hod to allow optional loading into common screen or its own detached group tabs

For those of us who need to work with multiple systems/LPARs, starting 5250 sessions either loads into 1 screen or all are loaded into separate screens grouped by the system being logged in to? Use Case: I have defined multiple batch sessions. Eac...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Create shortcut to 5250 display and printer sessions

Provide an easy (user friendly) method of creating a shortcut to a 5250 display or printer session from IBM i Access Client Solutions. Use Case: Currently, when I open the 5250 session manager and right click on a session, I have the option to cop...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

ACS Session Mgr - Behavior Change RFE

The default for 5250 sessions is Save on Exit... Always. Per session in the session Edit... Preferences... Exit...Therefore, when I close a session, it forces the refresh of the Session Manager list automatically. This 'feature' makes it terribly ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered