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IBM i Access Family

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ACS with GraalVM

ACS is a java program, that benefits from all what Java is good for, however also have two downsides: The statup time is slow The memory consumption is high. The memory consumption is an real issue when using ACS in Citrix environments. So the ide...
7 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS Run SQL faster opening of scripts in physical source files

In RunSQLScripts, when I want to open an existing SQL script from physical source file, it's not possible to type in exact names of library, file and member. Instead you have to scroll through these items until you find the wanted script. E.g. you...
8 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

ACS Run SQL Scripts - add a shortcut to open a new tab

In ACS Run SQL Scripts, th user can open multiple tabs. Please add a shortcut button in the form of a small '+' button placed after the last tab currently opened, that will open a new tab when clicked. Basically, the same solutions for opening new...
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Add line wrapping to ACS Run SQL Scripts CL Prompting

When using Run SQL Scripts to create a CL Command, please add the option to format a CL command in a way that wraps the text and makes it easier to read. This would be especially useful when using the RSS CL Prompt (F4) function to construct the v...
12 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Add support for ARM based processors (Apple M2) using a Docker Linux container with the odbc driver

When developing locally in a linux docker container that uses the IBM i Access ODBC driver the application has to be emulated and uses QEMU by setting platform : linux/x86_64 in the docker-compose.yml file. The docker daemon memory has to be incre...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

Support 5250 emulator for mobile device.

The only IBM 5250 emulator that worked on mobile devices (iPhone and Android) was 5250 applet which was a part of IBM access for Web (5770-XH2). As the IBM access for Web had been discontinued since IBM i 7.5, there are no alternative 5250 emulato...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Set Wide Screen Mode (27x132) as the Default Option or (preferrably) the only option for ACS 5250 Configuration

When end-users setup their devices they don't have 20 to 40 years experience with *DS3 and *DS4 mode. They're not sure what 27x132 means. Since is it 2022 and not 1982, it would be better to default to 27x132 for ACS 5250 Display Configurations. I...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Allow Visual Explain query plan to be saved to local file

Currently Visual Explain has two options: you may save the diagram as an image, or save the query details to a performance monitor on the IBM i. I would like to see a third option available, to save the query details to a local PC file (and subseq...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS RSS include debug messages in job log

ACS release 1.1.8.7-1100.For some reason the setting "include debug messages in job log" under the connection menu is not being saved correctly. I can tick on the setting but it never goes off. I found the setting and manually changed it in "./IBM...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

iACS download source / name

The IBM iACS download source URL (https://mrs-ux.mrs-prod-7d4bdc08e7ddc90fa89b373d95c240eb-0000.us-south.containers.appdomain.cloud/marketing/iwm/platform/mrs/assets/DownloadList?source=swg-ia&lang=en_US) is not easy to understand and verify f...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Future consideration