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IBM i Access Family

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Local Network Speed Test

This feature would allow ACS to help a user test the speed from their computer to the server. This could, potentially via the SSH protocol, write a file to the /tmp directory while logging transfer time, then download that same file after logging ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Provide support for 27x132 5250 system console on HMC managed partitions

Provide support for 27x132 5250 system console on HMC managed partitions. Use Case: End users are unable to sign on to our system console because their default application requires that the 5250 device support a 27x132 display. We are forced to us...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS - Print Output - Send per Mail

A nice to have function would be to right click on an spool file and select send per mail. This would open the standard mail client with the spool file as pdf as an attachment. Use Case: see description.
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS Local Screen Print Behavior Like PC5250

Make the local screen print button function in ACS like it did in the 5770-XE1, Access for Window Client. Use Case: When users print the screen the font is too small to read.Details in PMR
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

Microsoft Entity Framework 6.x support for IBM i DB2

Please insert support for Microsoft Entity Framework (EF) 6.x in your latest IBM i OS's. The existing ADO.NET Data Provider shipped with IBM Access Client Solutions doesn't support any EF at all and with this you ignore Millions of .Net Developers...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Save Results Sets to the IFS

Enable the 'Save Results' feature of Run SQL Scripts to save the output to the IFS of the connected server. This enables data extracted to be kept on the originating server e.g. for data security purposes and for environments where users are not a...
7 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Add command-line options for running Data Transfers in BAT files or add Edit option in context menu of DTFX/DTTX files

Our users have used Data Transfer for many years. They have used BAT files to run requests that belong together. With IBM i Access for Windows and its predecessors, these have run uninterrupted - the Data Transfer GUI did not appear, and there was...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

Import source code preserving SRCDTA and SRCSEQ

Please add the ability to import source code from PC's or the IFS where the 3 source member fields are not separated by a comma or *TAB. Use Case: I have source code that I exported on another system to a thumb drive using RDi. When I tried to imp...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Text highlighting in ACS 5250 Emulator

It would be great to have an option in ACS to highlight a specific string if it appears anywhere on the screen. Something like CTRL-F (find) feature in Chrome. Use Case: When scrolling through many screens of data in the ACS 5250 emulator and look...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions splash screen disappeared

I have installed Access Client Solutions version 1.1.8.7 in order to test it before it is rolled out in production. It looks like the splash screen has disapeared and I know for sure that this will cause our users toclick multiple times on the ico...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration