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IBM i Access Family

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Migrate .cae file with .ws to Client Solutions .hod

When using the Access client solutions plug in to migrate .ws files to .hod, if the .ws file is configured to use Kerberos the kerberos settings are not copied as the .cae file is not migrated. Use Case: Can this be considered for future release a...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

Autosave Run SQL Scripts

A feature of some code editors (i.e. VSCode, SublimeText3) is the ability to restart the app and have it retain unsaved files and/or editor windows (code that is in an editor window but hasn't yet been saved to a file). This is a nice feature for ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 16 Delivered

Locking Down Open Source Package Management in ACS

How can we lock down the new feature Open Source Package Management in IBM i Access Client Solutions? How do we make sure non-system administrators do not play around with installing and uninstalling packages? Use Case: IBM i Access Client Solutio...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Changeable java heap size used in ACS

Sometimes ACS has displayed OutOfMemory, so we want to change Java heap size used in ACS. Only when I use the command, look like (java -Xmx 1024mb -jar acsbundle.jar), we can change heap size. But when we have clicked the .hod file to start acs se...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

ACS SQL Performance Monitor

When starting an SQL Performance Monitor in IBMi ACS using the Wizard, in the first screen you are able to enter a job name and Job user. The job number is missing. Use Case: If you want to select a specific job number to work with, you have to ma...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Delivered

Allow change system in ACS Schemas view

It would be nice to be able to change the system you are connected to in Schemas in ACS like you are able to do in Run SQL Statements and other ACS components. Use Case: Quickly and easily switch between schemas in different systems
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

.bat Data Transfer logging

I am doing a data transfer request through a .bat file. It is recording some financial data so I was required to write logs whenever the transfer is run. I was able to get the transfer to work fine, but adding in the logging seams to have broken i...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

add ascii to ebcdic converter to ACS IFS

please add option to automatically convert ebcdic to ascii data during "integrated file system" file download in IBM i Access Client Solutions Use Case: We have a lot of files which are stored within IFS in EBCDIC format.When we download these fil...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

Allow keyboard shortcuts on the password about to expire message in the 5250 emulator

When the ACS 5250 emulator displays the "password about to expire, do you want to change it" message, you have to use the mouse to click Yes or No. Please provide keyboard shortcuts so that you can just press Y or N to answer the question. The Win...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

iAccess Client Solutions Default Macro Location

When saving recorded macros or running previously recorded macros, have the option to change the default from Current Session to Personal Library ( C:\Users\<username>\IBM\ClientSolutions\config_directory\IBM\iAccessClient\Emulator\ ). Use C...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered