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IBM i Access Family

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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...
over 1 year 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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Show object names by default in Visual Explain diagram

After a fresh install of Access Client Solutions, the default diagram view for Visual Explain shows the Icon Type, but not the Object Name in the icon label. I would like to suggest that both should be enabled as a default. I often get asked to he...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Enhance ACS Column details for Developer productivity

In ACS -> Run SQL Scripts -> SQL Result Window -> View -> Details, ACS presents a window of column details. Please enhance this window in the following ways: 1) on column details, make field list panel expandable, allow drag down to vi...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

Do not ask about clearing results when closing "Run SQL Scripts" window

In earlier versions of i Access Client Solutions I didn't get that checkbox, asking whether the results may be cleared, when closing a "Run SQL Scripts" window. Don't know what this should be good for. It's enough being asked to save the script. P...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Allow user to request more than 100 rows in Run SQL Scripts by default

Example: I am running a scan against the entire IFS for largest files. It takes 17-18 minutes or so to run. I can't ask for more than 100 results until after the 17-18 minutes. If I don't sit and watch it run, it closes the results before I can re...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

IBM i ACS - Run SQL scripts adding Display as Hotspots, like in 5250 Emulation

When developing SQL scripts IBM allows you to add comments. In many cases I add HTTP links as comment. Currently RSS does not recognize them as URL Hotspots. Would it not be great when adding URLs as comments that you could use them without havin...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

search tabs

ACS RSS - Allow for search across tabs.
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

ACS - Run Command

IBM has done a good job replacing "System i Navigator" with the "Access Client Solutions" product. However there are a few features that System i Navigator provided that are not present in the ACS product. One feature I would like to request that ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Add property to ACS to limit access to the IFS path

Add the ability to set the ifs location of that particular ACS configuration and dont allow the users to go up from the path they started with. This would be done in the ACS properties file.
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered