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IBM i Access Family

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Different Systems grouped in Taskbar ACS

Hi, we want to seperate our different Machines in different symbols in the Taskbar in Windows 10. We have 3 symbols, one for the Austrian System, a second one for the Hungarian System and the third for our testing machine. When i click the first s...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Request for default value of INHERIT_PARAMETERS of PDT file, made available at ACS1.1.8.0

For printing related parameters not sent from IBM i, Reference the parameter of the job printed just before without referring to the definition of PDT, I want the default behavior of INHERIT_PARAMETERS = YES. Use Case: Even if the customer shifts ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

PCO support for iAccess

Desired Function: Text Assist that works in the same manner as PCOMM when running DTM for iSeries (3rd party product) The specific commands WRKDTMDOC & EDTDTMDOC were originally reported as not working, but none of the commands will work until...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

5250 Emulator has so poor visibility for fonts

5250 Emulator of Access Client Solutions(ACS) has so poor visibility for fonts.Comparing with 5250 emulator of Access for Windows, ACS's emulator display jagged character (although selected same font settings) and its so hard to distinguish compli...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 14 Not under consideration

Labels on RSS results not accurate

We would like the ability to change the labels on columns and have them reflect in our ACS SQL script results. We can change the labels now but the results still have the old label for the column so it does no good for us to be able to change the ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions window focus

Please prevent ACS from stealing window focus. Use Case: Sometimes, after I've started a data transfer or opened any ACS file type (.hod, .bchx, .dtfx, .dttx), it takes a minute and I try to work on something else while I wait. However, when the f...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

Add ability to quickly connect to server in ACS RSS

Today I am required to use a mouse to select the server I want to connect to IF i disconnect from the one I connected to when I started ACS RSS plugin. Please make a drop down as exists on the main ACS app or allow for buttons to be added to quick...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

acs search functionality for local files, using path designated

Similar to search functionality within “file explorer”, allow search of ACS files/ scripts stored locally, using path designated. Useful when searching for technique or sql function previously saved.
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions action Navigator for i does not properly forward a NAT IP url to the host IP url

Anyone who uses a Network Address Translation (NAT) IP as the host connection for an ACS system will fail to authenticate Navigator for i as the NAT IP is not valid for the OS/400 web application. It would be advantageous for the web app to auto f...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Thai language translation table

IBM i Access Client Solutions Data Transfer can't transfer Thai language file from iseries to PC. Use Case: Need Thai language data transfer table.
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration