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IBM i Access Family

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Additional CLI options for acsbundle.jar /PLUGIN=cfg /SYSTEM=<system>

Request for enhancement to acsbundle.jar /PLUGIN=cfg /SYSTEM=<system> Please add cli options for additional settings, so that all system configurations can be set via the CLI for scripting. In short if there is an option in the GUI it should...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

Add number of upload/download threads for "Work with IFS" action.

when uploading or downloading files using the IFS "action". When I choose any number of files the program will try and upload/download all the files at one time. this can/has caused issues on the PC. Please add an option, to limit the number of co...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Limit selecting another system to the System groups view if that is what you selected.

Working with the System Group view is a great enhancement in IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS). When using ACS Run SQL Scripts (RSS) you have the option to connect to another Database. When doing so the selection it is not limited to the databas...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

ACS 5250: Use of certificate with multiple Subject Alternative Name (SAN)

In a session configuration, when the option Server Authentication under TLS/SSL menu is active the connection must match the Certificate's Common Name. But in a system with multiple IP and FQDN and a digital certificate with various Subject Altern...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

ACS opens empty terminal window

When I open IBM i Access Client Solutions or 5250 emulator, this opens an empty Terminal app. This happens since Windows 11 replaced the command interpreter (cmd.exe) by Terminal app.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

ACS IFS add "upload from" location in preferences

Currently the Integrated file System preferences allow you to specify a "Download location". I would like to have an "Upload location" added there as well.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

In the Run SQL Scripts tool, when using "library.table" naming convention, double clicking on the library name should only select the library name and not the whole "library.table" string

This is how it works with "library/table". If you double-click on "library" the word "library" will be highlighted. But if you are using "library.table" and double-click on "library" it will highlight the entire string. It's cumbersome and inconsi...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

ACS check for updates when not fully connected to the Internet

In the absence of a full Internet connection, e.g. inside the corporate network, the ACS option to check for updates displays a message that no update is available, even though the update is actually available. The user may be misled because he or...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Need ACS bundle.jar to run under java 11 on IBM i

When running an export of data using the CLdownload and setting the job level to use Java 11. The program fails. I am running the following command. Type command, press Enter. Run this first: CHGENVVAR ENVVAR(JAVA_HOME) VALUE('/QOpenSys/QIBM/ProdD...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Open Source Package Manager - Add Search Feature

In the Open Source Package Manager it would be fantastic if there was a way to search or refine the list of packages instead of having to scroll through the entire list. This could apply to all three sections: Installed, Updates and Available pack...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered