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IBM i Access Family

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ACS "install_acs_log.txt" , ability to change save location of this file

I would Like for Access Client Solutions to have the option to choose where the "install_acs_log.txt" file saves off to. Use Case: When installing ACS, this file saves itself on default root. IT would be preferable to be able to select where this ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Elucidate column names in Run SQL scripts

Often when using the Run SQL Scripts to do discovery-related tasks or to troubleshoot issues, I have to run a separate query on QSYS2.SYSTABLES and SYSCOLUMNS to figure out what the columns are. Wondering if it's possible to run this query automat...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions - Log on using Windows userId and password

In Client Access we had the possibility to tell it that it should use Windows userId and passwordto log on the as/400. This is not possible in Access Client Solutions (ACS). The first time you start ACS you are prompted for both userId and passwor...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS copy with formatting

When copying from a terminal session, it would be great if there was a way to copy the text with formatting (foreground and background color). It could be a separate option (as Copy as Table) or multiple formats (text, RTF, HTML) copied to the Cli...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Mark more than one node for "Highlight Expensive Icon"

Give an option or something that allows for marking nodes that are relatively close together in terms used to identify the most expensive node. I would prefer top 5/10/etc or a percentage selection. Use Case: Run the visual explain in Run SQL Scri...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

ACS - hotspot function and 3D-buttons

We are using the hotspot function on every ACS client.We also use the function "show as 3D-buttons". Currently you can only activate the 3D-buttons for every function you selected (PFnn, FPnn, Fnn, nn), but we would like to have the choice which f...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions - Log on using Windows userId and password

In Client Access we had the possibility to tell it that it should use Windows userId and passwordto log on the as/400. This is not possible in Access Client Solutions (ACS). The first time you start ACS you are prompted for both userId and passwor...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS Data Transfer upload should allow *UPDADD

ACS Data Transfer "To IBM i" only allows add or replace. There's no way to update existing rows. This is a very common task, where data needs to inserted or updated if it already exists.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Length of last field (numeric) in .fdfx not honored

During file upload (data transfer), for numeric fields, the length parameter for the last field specified in the .fdfx file is ignored, and instead all digits to the end of the record are attempted to be placed in the corresponding IBM i field. Th...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Remove the need for ACS IFS to prompt for security on every file

The ACS IFS interface continually prompts for every file upload or download, yet I can traverse the directory structure without having to provide security every time. Please change the ACS IFS interface to prompt for security once if more than one...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration