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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Add printing paper size - US Standard Fanfold in Win10 ACS 5250 print session

Out clients need to print paper size - US Standard Fanfold in operation. But this size option is missing in Windows 10 ACS 5250 print session.
18 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

SSH key passphrases/agent support in ACS

ACS only supports passwords and keys without a passphrase. It would be ideal to have SSH keys that are protected by a passphrase, but ACS doesn't support that. Furthermore, even if passphrases are supported, supporting an agent would be even bette...
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

ACS 5250 Screen History Archive enhancement: include /PLUGIN to convert images to folder

Screenshots are an important part of audit evidence and defense for internal and compliance audits, as well as step by step procedural trainingThe ability to export images from screen history archive is already a very useful tool for supporting th...
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS RSS make CL prompting act more like CL prompting in SEU/RDi

CL prompting in SEU or RDi allows me to apply the default value and keep it in the code so that I can know what value is being used. When prompting in ACS RSS and keying in the default value, the tool removes the keywords that have the same value ...
8 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Custom separator for csv output in Data Transfer

Provide an option to specify a custom field separator when outputting to csv in data transfer. The "standard" ones provided by Excel for example would be a good base : semi-colon, tab, colon.Or leave it to the user to input the one he wants. Use C...
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Consolidate ACS 5250 Display and TAB Preferences into one Tabbed Dialog

Currently we have: Edit->Preferences -> Tab SetupEdit->Preferences -> Appearance->Tab Appearance The first changes the Active Tab propertiesThe second changes the inactive Tab propertiesPlease place them on the same dialog and use t...
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Run SQL Scripts content assist enhancements

To help users find SQL functions, it would be helpful to enhance content assist. The following works by showing results when placing cursor before ) and pressing [Ctrl]+[Space]:select * from table();select * from table(schema.); Confusion is that ...
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future 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.
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS Sql scripts F4 Prompt is too slow

IBM does not support CA for Windows so IBM is wanting users to move to ACS. IBM wants us to move away from greenscreen SQL and use the ACS SQL Scripts. Well there have been many issues I have found with this ACS software. But this case concerns th...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Future consideration

Replace LAN Console with vHMC light support in ACS

Is there anybody on this earth that does not absolutely hate LAN Console? Every Power system ships with an HMC port and a service processor behind it. Please use that as the one and only console interface. Use Case: Package the following component...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Future consideration