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IBM i Access Family

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ACS - Run SQL Scripts disable "insert from examples" for selected users

We have been using Access Client Solutions for several years. Mainly the 5250 sessions are used by our users, but there are also selected power users who are authorized to use the function "Run SQL Scripts".For this users it is also possible to us...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Add filter options to match selection options of WRKSPLF

The filters in ACS Printer Output do not include several conditions that can be set using WRKSPLF. These include, in order of my priority and use, spooled file, and then form type. Print device is probably already handled by specifying OUTQ, and A...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Future consideration

iACS: Rewrite the documentation for IBM i Access Client Solutions

There is much that is missing from this documentation. Including, but not limited to: How to limit users access to some of the functions by using server configuration such as "Function Usage" available in IBM Navigator for i. Sure there are ways o...
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Drag and drop from PC to IFS

Please allow drag and drop of files from PC to IFS. Use Case: Drag a file from a PC to the IFS instead of using the current upload option.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Future consideration

Make ACS RUNSQL SCRIPTS Open Source/Mbr Respect SRCFILE RCDLEN

In IBM ACS RUNSQL Scripts, if you open a host Source File member, if that source member exceeds 80 bytes, then ACS "wrecks" the source code--potentially making it usable. This request is to have ACS retrieve the source file's record length, and be...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Provide plug-in mechanism for iACS

Provide a formal plug-in interface for iACS to allow developers to provide extensions to the existing functionality. Use Case: A plug-in interface to iACS would allow vendors, and open source developers, to provide additional functionality to vari...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Insert/delete rows in Run SQL Scripts

Run SQL Scripts needs the ability to insert and delete rows in a result set (similar to the existing ability to edit rows). Use Case: This would be used for data maintenance. Presently the only option available in Run SQL Scripts is to write indiv...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Add option to open spooled files in AFP Viewer in IBM i Access Client Solutions Printer Output

It is difficult, if not impossible, to view *IPDS type spooled files in AFP Viewer using Navigator for i with the latest browsers. IBM used to provide a version of the AFP Viewer with IBM i Access for Windows and this is the Viewer that was used t...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

iACS - HOD

we have done a network installation of iACS inside our IFS with restricted access for functions like "run SQL-Scripts". Our Users can only see the 5250-Emulator and their SPLFs. We have entered the restrictions inside the AcsConfig.properties-file...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS - make panel colors configurable

When using different colors on desktop (like dark mode or dark themes in Linux desktops like Ubuntu) panels become hardly, to nearly un-readable. Please add options to configure colors used in panels.See attached doc for screenshot samples. Use Ca...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Future consideration