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IBM i Access Family

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Disabling ACS Run Sql Scripts options

Looking for a way to prevent run and explain or all explain options on production systems. We had an issue recently where run and explain was chosen on a delete statement instead of explain that almost cost us dearly.
25 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Allow path to hod files to be specified so open other will start in the required directory.

I have quite a few systems that I connect to using 5250 sessions and I use the tabbed option. When I click the + sign to start a new tab, which I have set to Start Other, the directory shown is where the last session was started from which commonl...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

for the CLDownload option in ACS add option for downloading to a HTML table

with the ability to use the CLDOWNLOAD in ACS from a SQL UDTF SYSTOOLS.GENERATE_SPREADSHEET on the IBM i it makes sense to extend the output options to include HTML output. it could be used for simple "in-house" data presentation. the SQL UDTF wou...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

In ACS on the command line when you run a transfer from IBM i to excel without a dtfx you can not specify the locale values such as date format or decimal point

Anybody using ACS and doing batch transfer of data. This is a basic setting in countries outside US and it is blocking larger adoption of this functionality.
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Not under consideration

ACS update to include built in token acceptance for Oauth or Open ID connect

See case TS013914045 for background
8 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS Scratch Pad

Scratch Pad is a great tool. It allows us to enter some small documentation, and saave it in a file. It will be great, if we can reopen the scratch Pad file that we created early, and reuse the information.
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Make Remote Journaling visible on the source too

To my knowledge the remote journal config is only made visible in IBM i Access Client Solution Schemas on the target side by the added tab "Remote" on the journal Receiver.On the source side I have not yet found anything telling me that Remote jou...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

i access for web product 5722-XH2 using URL interfaces

in the database link you can create a new sql request (the http link is >>http://SYSTEM_IBMI:PORT/webaccess/iWADbRequests<<) but the output is not possibile in the xlsx format , but only in xls or csv or xml . So if you whant the expor...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Remove "Access for Web" topic from 7.5 Docs site to make it clear that it is not supported in 7.5.

To prevent customers' confusion, I would like IBM to remove "Access for Web" section from IBM i 7.5 Docs site. Access for Web is not supported on IBM i 7.5. -> https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/planning-upgrade-ibm-i-75-software But "Access fo...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

ACS library list

JDBC Config needs some way to identify the library list being used by the app. If we choose "Use library list of server job" can the screen show that list so we will know what it consists of? If we don't want that list can there be some indicator ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration