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IBM i Access Family

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Rename session in iACS

Provide the ability to rename a display or printer session in iACS session manager. Rename function should be available on the edit menu and right click popup menu. Use Case: When users copy & modify display & printer sessions in iACS sess...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

iACS: List file shares

Provide a way to list existing file shares such as the list provided by (method 1: IBM Navigator for i (aka http://youribmi:2001)File systems / File Shares (method 2: 5250)ADDLIBLE NETSRVCMDGO NETS11. Work with Shares Use Case: Listing existing sh...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS Schema Explorer - Database Diagraming support

Support database diagraming in Schema browser. Allow for creation, and reverse engineer from existing database. Reverse engineer should read all foreign key relationships and give you proper diagram. When editing a new diagram, or one generated fr...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

ACS - Run SQL window in tabs

Currently, in ACS run SQL, is only one window whre you can run your sql statements. It would be more comfortable if there are more windows, grouped in tabs, where you can run your sql scripts.similar as 5250 display session, there you can have mor...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

iACS-IFS: When changing attribute allow checkbox to do all in the tree

I have a directory with numerous subdirectories and files in those subdirectories. I am trying to delete it but it errored out that some files/directories are flagged as read only.There is no way by using this tool to have it do all files in the s...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Speed up IFS upload function in iACS

Version: 1.1.8.5I open up IFS for one lpar. I tell it I want to upload from my pc. I have a directory with three 3.8gb binary files which are part of an image catalog.I started uploading one with the iACS function.I gave it a 10% head start.Then I...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Show description in "System" drop down box for ACS

When having lots of systems, sometimes with the most weird hostnames or even IP-addresses it is hard to remember which one is which when starting en emulation or other function. Use Case: In the System Configurations you can specificy a descriptio...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Replace LAN Console with vHMC light support in ACS

Is there anybody on this earth that does not absolutely hate LAN Console? Every Power system ships with an HMC port and a service processor behind it. Please use that as the one and only console interface. Use Case: Package the following component...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Future consideration

Ability to download *IPDS spool files using ACS

Would like the ability to view / download spool files with *IPDS data stream using Access Client Solutions. This function was supported in the old IBM i Access for Windows. Use Case: Distribute spool files to customers
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Allow use of other ACS Tabbed 5250 sessions whilst another is Authenticating

Allow use of other ACS Tabbed 5250 sessions whilst another is Authenticating. See attached screenshot for example. At the moment, if in tabbed mode, ALL tabbed sessions are locked and can not be used whilst the "Signon in Progress" dialogue displa...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration