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IBM i Access Family

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IBM Access Client Solutions (ACS) - to restrict/not restrict Filter option in Printer Output

Anyway IBM can enhanced the filter option in ACS - Printer Output for administrator to restrict or not to restrict for end user. This printer output option very useful to user to view/save spool file in pdf. Sometimes some user will explore the Pr...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

View Dependency Explorer in Access Client Solutions

I would like to see a feature in IBM i Access Client Solutions that shows a View Dependency Tree. By entering the name of a view, you would see a tree structure showing the tables and views that the views was dependent on as well as other views th...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

ACS-system operator messages

While doing a nightly backup, unless HTTP & Admin servers are running, there is no easy way to view system operator messages. A plug in would be helpful to view in Access Client Solutions(Windows). Use Case: If there is an issue in a nightly b...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Add SSH Tunneling to iACS

Today there's an option to open an SSH Window from iACS, even using certificates, but no SSH tunneling. It would be great to connect to the system using an SSH tunnel, like most commercial products. Use Case: It we are on the road we can connect t...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Proper Support for High DPI Monitors

High DPI monitors almost always require running Windows 10 Scaling at 125% or higher. Nearly all native applications properly support this scaling. ACS does not. All icons and text become blurry as compared to other applications (because High DPI ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Mobile Client for ACS

The new ACS is available for Windows, Mac and Linux. But today we use mobile devices with Android/iOS or Windows Mobile. It would be a really good thing for IBM i when there would be a usable client for mobile devices. key features would be:- cust...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Allow changes in ACS setup to retrieve and display existing setup values

We have more than 300 users at this location and several more at other facilities. An administration type function would be appreciated where the setup can be stored at a central point for each device. Any changes would be on hand and could then b...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under consideration

IBM i ACS Keypad

Personalizzazzione tastiera "ACS Keypad".E' possibile visualizzare una keypad nella parte bassa dello schermo, vorrei fosse possibile personalizzare i tasti che si possono visualizzare e anche la dimensione dei tasti. Use Case: Il motivo di questa...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

1371E support

The ACS emulator updated its 1371 host code page support to the 2016 versions of the mapping's in November 2017. This support uses the compatibility CJK ideographs and does not support the characters in plane 2 as no surrogates are supported by th...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

IBM i ACS supports unicode display

we store unicode characters in AS400 DB2 but AS400 ACS can't display unicode characters, this makes users work inconvenient. Use Case: could you please help to modify ACS to support displaying unicode characters?
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Not under consideration