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IBM i Access Family

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Add Network > Servers >TCP/IP servers to ACS

Add a new network section to ACS and add Network > Servers TCP/IP server Use Case: We would like to have the ability to start and stop TCP/IP servers without having to go into navigator for the web. This is one of the couple of features that we...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

avoid Event 3066 with signed IBMiAccess WindowsAP

Event 3066 is reported for IBMiAccess_v1r1_WindowsAP_English_1.1.0.27 Event 3066: This event records that a code integrity check determined that a process (usually lsass.exe) attempted to load a particular driver that did not meet the Microsoft si...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Add IFS EDIT option like iNav has.

I would like to see the EDIT option put into the ACS software component for the IFS.Currently it is in the iNav component. So it would be beneficial to see it in the ACS side component. Use Case: I have .TXT and .LOG files that I would like to Edi...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under consideration

ACS should allow SQL Examples to support Folders in Custom view

We are running ACS and like the feature of SQLCustomExamples. I would like to suggest that it support a directory listing showing files and folders. Should you have a large number of examples ACS tries to parse them all and put them into a...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

SQL scripts window to display optional watermark

Multiple SQL script windows can result in an incorrect selection and code being executed on the wrong system. The watermark functionality that exists on the ACS 5250 emulators would be ideal is applied to the SQL script windows. Use Case: When dea...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

ACS Printer Output add an option to specify a different encoding when downloading as text (.txt).

Access for Windows downloads spool files in different encoding than ACS. ACS only produces UTF-8 Use Case: Download spool file reports for relay to vendor. Vendor does not support UTF-8 with current interface.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Future consideration

Update XH2 to adapt to different screen sizes

Currently, Access for Web has 2 instance types. mobile and normal. Mobile is tailored for mobile devices (phones, tablets. etc), while the normal one is supposed to be used by normal browsers running a PCs.The problem lies in that the HTML/CSS com...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions splash screen disappeared

I have installed Access Client Solutions version 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

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_...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 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 (...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration