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IBM i Access Family

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Access Client Solutions enhancement

Via Edit > Preferences the Passwords tab is very useful to change my passwords on multiple systems in one time (by selecting multiple). My problem is to select the correct ones. It would be a great enhancement if an extra column would be added ...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

ACS - Run SQL Script - is there a way to have it retain the last folder used?

TS015526296 I use Run SQL Scripts many times a day.I either need to open a new script or save a script to the IFS across multiple LPARs/systems.Every time, I save the script, I need to navigate my way from my home folder (/home/developer) to the f...
27 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Needs more information

Disabling ACS Run Sql Scripts options

Looking for a way to prevent run and explain or all explain options on production systems. We had an issue recently where run and explain was chosen on a delete statement instead of explain that almost cost us dearly.
28 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Saved directory in preferences for ACS Generate function

We generate DDL for our files as we get to them. So the generate function has a place to provide the network path and folder to hold the generated source. We want to keep all our DDL in one location for storage and future use. We have to type in t...
20 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Using SYSTOOLS.GENERATE_SPREADSHEET to export data to excel, using an existing excel template.

Be able to use an excel template, SPREADSHEET_TEMPLATE, to put the generated data in, setting sheet SPREADSHEET_SHEET and cell SPREADSHEET_CELL where to start put the data.
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

in the IFS plugin option within ACS add option to duplicate a file or directory

we have the need to duplicate an IFS file in a directory. using the COPY/PASTE that is currently there does not work since it uses SAV/RST to a temp save file. there should be an option to either: - allow for renaming if you copy/paste to the same...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Please add a prompt to run the setup functions again. (Resubmitted)

Please see the idea I created before with the same title. The functionality needed as you say is already in the system. I disagree. Control is available but is totally in the hands of the PC and network folk. They are not responsible for the secur...
27 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Allow path to hod files to be specified so open other will start in the required directory.

I have quite a few systems that I connect to using 5250 sessions and I use the tabbed option. When I click the + sign to start a new tab, which I have set to Start Other, the directory shown is where the last session was started from which commonl...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Save Results Sets to the IFS

Enable the 'Save Results' feature of Run SQL Scripts to save the output to the IFS of the connected server. This enables data extracted to be kept on the originating server e.g. for data security purposes and for environments where users are not a...
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

ACS RunSQL field list search

We use the ACS Run Sql constantly to pull data for reports and research. The F4 prompt gives us a field list for the files. Often times we have many files joined. We cannot remember all the field names of all the files on the system, but we do kno...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration