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IBM i Access Family

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Need enhancement on the new ACS - there are some character that are not being displayed correctly

Both the reverse block (box) character and the ? are substitution characters when there isn't a matching character in the code page for the data stream. So, from a functional perspective the substitution characters have no meaning and should be ig...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

ACS - a security breach -- no way to log off requiring new credentials to be entered

One of my colleagues recently discovered a security breach i ACS. He was giving a user support in ACS and was the first to log on. The setting regarding passwords in ACS was "use shared credentials" ( roughly translated from our native language )....
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Feature Request ACS

We would like to prevent endusers from modifiing the sessions names. In the previous version 7.1, we were able to deploy the policy (registry) to restrict this change. However in the new version it appears the registry keys no longer works. CHKEY_...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

About the character code on ? of ACS version or later

Due to the RFE 132374 "ACS --Enable to input ¥ view" Yen "and" Backslash "at the same time", the character code of ¥ on ACS (version or later) is now x'B2'. Clients often use ¥ at the beginning of commands, so the commands that include ¥ c...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS - Run SQL Scripts - Allow for viewing of column data type and column comments in results window

When you run a select * from table command in Run SQL Scripts it will output the raw data and columns. Many more advanced SQL editors show you the following additional data: 1. Column data type (both by hovering over column) and below the column (...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Extend ACS and eliminate java web start

Extend ACS to include download functions that need java web start. Use Case: One can run ACS using OpenJ9. But once you start using download director or want to install software keys directly from the ESS site you need java web start (and thus ano...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

ACS Printer Output - Expand user messages or enable customization

The actual user request was asking if they could modify the message. We do not believe this is possible or likely so we are asking to expand ACS Printer Output Messaging to produce/issue more meaningful end user messages. Eg. 1 When not authorized...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS Bestfit leave unprintable area on right side

Since iSeries access for Window (iAW) is EOS and IBM i Access Soultions (ACS) is used instead. Using Bestfit function, the old iAW generate printout without blank on the right side but the new ACS generate printout with blank on the right side whi...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Change SQL window quit warning dialog buttons

When closing an SQL window, the warning prompts are inconsistent and confusing. All results currently open will be closed. Do you want to continue? Yes/No Save changes to Untitled? Yes/No/Cancel On the first question, No abandons the close action....
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Customize columns in Schema > Libraries > Tables > Definition

the columns present in the current view are fixed it would be very useful to be able to configure: - The list and position of the columns - Add missing columns such as extended comments
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration