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IBM i Access Family

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ACS IFS Copy function should use a permanent library

When ACS IFS to copy a stream file it will create a temporary library to perform the action. If the command is restricted it will fail and continue retrying without stop to run the CRTLIB command. The command either should not create a temporary l...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ODBC Driver for Alpine Linux

For creating docker containers, Alpine Linux is lightweight and secure. As we continue to modernize and containerize Node JS integration to the IBM i, this would be a great add to reduce container bloat.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS RSS - Support Multiple Connections

Within ACS Run SQL Scripts (RSS) support the ability to connect multiple times with different configurations and then run a given SQL against one of those Connections.The 'Quantum DB' plugin for Eclipse provides this functionality. This support is...
over 3 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 /PLUGIN=cldownload

I user ACS "acslaunch_win-64.exe /PLUGIN=cldownload /clientfile=XXXX.CSV" CSV format is fixed to UTF8 I want to select something other UTF-8 as in the file details of data transfer . Shift_JIS , windows-31j ..etc Use Case: file transfer FROM IBMi ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

DDS: left justify values when entering numeric field and right justify when leaving

I would like the 5250 emulation to left justify the content in numeric fields when the cursor enters the field ( on focus ) and right justify it like hitting Field+ when leaving ( on blur ). Today many users are maneuvering around on the screen us...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Add keyboard mapping to Access for Web on the IBM i

Client Access (Access for Windows) provided keyboard mapping. When using Access for Web it doesn't allow you to map specific functions (Field Exit, Destructive Backspace, Field Plus etc.) causing users to have a more difficult time entering data r...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS RSS include debug messages in job log

ACS release 1.1.8.7-1100.For some reason the setting "include debug messages in job log" under the connection menu is not being saved correctly. I can tick on the setting but it never goes off. I found the setting and manually changed it in "./IBM...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Add option to select icon in Edit-Preferences-Appearance-Window Setup as per iAccess for Windows

In iAccess for Windows you can select the icon that is displayed on the Windows taskbar and in the window itself via Edit-Preferences-Appearance -Window Setup. This function is missing in the equivilent option on ACS. This is a duplicate request a...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 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