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IBM i Access Family

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ACS-system operator messages

While doing a nightly backup, unless HTTP & Admin servers are running, there is no easy way to view system operator messages. A plug in would be helpful to view in Access Client Solutions(Windows). Use Case: If there is an issue in a nightly b...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Enhance iACS Printer Output filter options

i ACS allows only two configurations for Printer Output com.ibm.iaccess.splf.FilterRestricted=true which disables the Filter and restricts the user to looking at spool files generated by the user Otherwise, the user has access to all spool files, ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Length of last field (numeric) in .fdfx not honored

During file upload (data transfer), for numeric fields, the length parameter for the last field specified in the .fdfx file is ignored, and instead all digits to the end of the record are attempted to be placed in the corresponding IBM i field. Th...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS Printer Output add an option to specify a different encoding when downloading as text (.txt).

Access for Windows downloads spool files in different encoding than ACS. ACS only produces UTF-8 Use Case: Download spool file reports for relay to vendor. Vendor does not support UTF-8 with current interface.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Future consideration

Auto login with saved encrypted userid and password

I would like the ability to store a user id and encrypted password in IBM i Access Client Solutions. I would integrate it with the change password screen so it saves the password when you change it. This should work with standard ACA features and ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Drag and drop from PC to IFS

Please allow drag and drop of files from PC to IFS. Use Case: Drag a file from a PC to the IFS instead of using the current upload option.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Future consideration

Request additional setup options in ACS

We need additional option to the setup of workstations in ACS. The options available to a savvy but maybe wreckless user, are frightening. In terms of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), we need to lock down what a user can do or give themselves access to, exam...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Solution to input Chinese character in Win 10 to Power System I

Due to the limitation of IBM emulator as Client Access (PC, i Access for Web, ACS) running in Win 10 (which provide only Unicode Chinese Input Method), we cannot input those chinese character that contains more than 2 bytes through those Client Ac...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

iAccess for web 5250 session code page (cy)

Why no Host Code page 1377, 1200, 1208,.. in IBM i Access for Web Use Case: Try to use IBM i Access for Web.Found that no 1377, 1200, 1208,.. IBM first line support saying that it matches what CCSID supported by QSH environment in V7R2 Information...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS Emulator support for Unicode is UCS-2 (13448) only, please include support surrogates (more than 2 byets over 2xxxx)

According to our development ACS Emulator support for Unicode is UCS-2(13488) only, that is Basic Multilingual Plan (BMP), and does NOT includesupport for surrogates. Both UCS-2 (13488) and UTF-16 (1200) are composed of 2 bytes only.So 2XXXX is no...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration