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IBM i Access Family

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Extend ACS and eliminate java web start

Extend ACS to include download functions that need java web start. Use Case: One can run ACS using OpenJ9. But once you start using download director or want to install software keys directly from the ESS site you need java web start (and thus ano...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Option to Limit ACS Data Transfer to Read Only or Write Only

When installing or administering the ACS client, it would be useful to have an option to limit file transfer to be read only or write only. i.e. to send files to IBM i only or receive files from IBM i only Use Case: Improved security for the clien...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

ACS, Add Custom Border Settigns to JDBC Configuration

For ACS can we get the View --> Custom Border Settings to be by JDBC Configuration? Use Case: We set up Production and Test environment connections by JDBC Configuration.
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Dark Mode For Run SQL Scripts

I would like to be given a dark mode or the ability to control colors for Run SQL Scripts. Between the dark screen of the emulator and dark mode of RDI, it would be awesome to also have a dark theme for Run SQL Scripts. RDI gives the option to app...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

ACS Spool File Download Indicator

In the ACS Printer Output dialogue, add the option to show that a spool file download has been triggered. Use Case: The default view of this interface does not show when a spool file download has been initiated. This is more noticeable on slower c...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Proxy service for iACS operations via IBM i system

Provide a proxy service for all IBM iACS functionality like 5250, ssh, database access and management, IFS access and spool file management, so a remote user can connect to a secured IBM i system and from this connect to the target system - direct...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS 5250 emulator crashes on Mac in dark mode

After upgrading to MacOS Catalina I switched to the dark mode. After that I was unable to start any 5250 session. I got the message "Invalid session profile". Switching back to normal mode solved the problem.Logging:2019/10/24 9:19:15.292 #36 SEVE...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Rename file during download of spool file within ACS

Within IBM i Access Client Solutions the spool file download does not allow for naming the destination file. The ability to name the destination file to a name that is descriptive and meaningful for the end user without needing to rename it AFTER ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Add Form Type as a column to i ACS Printer Output

Form Type should be a column in IBM i Access Client Solutions Printer Output tool. Use Case: Knowing Form Type is useful information when reviewing printer output. Form Type is available as a column in WRKSPLF, WRKOUTQ, Navigator for i.
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Access Client Solutions - OpenSource Packages Management , IBM should provide standard http or https REPO for yum update

Access Client Solutions - OpenSource Packages Management , IBM should provide standard http or https REPO for yum update, NOT ftp site. Use Case: Server or client should not direct access internet for package update even through have firewall. We ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration