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IBM i Access Family

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Ability to move IFS objects from one directory to another on the same system using ACS

Using the Integrated File System option in ACS I would like the ability to select a group of files, right-click or from the menu select Move, and specify a folder to move the files to on the same system. Use Case: A system has files in a directory...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Future consideration

ACS RSS save to Source Physical File remove hex 25

When saving to an IBM source Physical file (PF-SRC) DO NOT save with X'25' line endings. It makes it impossible to use script elsewhere plus there is no need for line endings in PF-SRC. If you need line ends in ACS RSS tool then add then for PF-SR...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Allow conversion parameters for ACS "Printer Output" -> "Use PDF format if available"

In Japanese environment (primary language 2962), checking "Use PDF format if available" in "Printer Output" generates garbage.By specifying appropriate parameters for conversion by TS1, it is possible to generate readable PDF.For example, OVRPRTF ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Hide Rule Cursor in inactive sessions.

The behavior for the Rule cursor on display sessions was changed some time between and In the rule cursor is only shown on the display sessions that has focus in Windows, in it is shown on every session. According ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Application for i Access - Client Solutions

Is IBM creating a application to change the Java Based app for i Access - Client Solutions? Use Case: Used for Windows connection to IBM i.
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Enabling Security in Shared Citrix Environment

Enabling ACS function restriction are user level in the shared environment. Use Case: If ACS is deployed in the Citrix environment(shared). Changing the Local Machine registry will impact all users who connects to the Citrix server. Now we are loo...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Update ACS .NET (IBM.DATA.DB2.iSeries) driver to support .NET Core

It IBM.Data.DB2.iSeries (when is the last time IBM called it the "iSeries") driver hasn't been updated since 7. 1. It still only supports .NET 2.0 which was released in 2005 and support ended in 2011. IBM charges big bucks for software maintenance...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Not under consideration

ACS RSS SQL Formatting issue with (--) comments

The SQL formatting in ACS RSS version build 0160 incorrectly format double dash (--) comments. The formatter indents these comments 5 spaces. I can understand if the -- comment does not start in position 1 but the auto comment tool puts th...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

ACS file explorer address bar

The problem here is that the file location has to already be mapped as a drive. It will not let me browse to the server location to find a file. If I wanted to migrate a DTF to ACS it would be difficult to nearly impossible. We have many DTF files...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 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...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Future consideration