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IBM i Access Family

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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...
over 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...
about 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

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

IBM Access Client Solutions (ACS) - restrictions in Filter option in Printer Output should reflect authority in user profile

To restrict/not restrict Filter option in Printer Output should reflect authority in user profile. The problem is when you have a properties file that all users are using.Here com.ibm.iaccess.splf.FilterRestricted=true But this also inhibits users...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Show description in "System" drop down box for ACS

When having lots of systems, sometimes with the most weird hostnames or even IP-addresses it is hard to remember which one is which when starting en emulation or other function. Use Case: In the System Configurations you can specificy a descriptio...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

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

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

ACS ANDROID

Today ACS works on WINDOWS, LINUX and MAC.I wish that tomorrow we can use it on ANDROID Use Case: Install ACS on my chromebook to be able to work at home
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS and Phone Calls via Teams

The ability to call a stored phone number in a PF via MS Teams from a 5250 Screen with a mouse click. Like E-Mail Addresses or Webpages. Use Case: Many customers has tables in the DB PF with their customer address data, like name, street, town, E-...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration