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IBM i Access Family

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we have done a network installation of iACS inside our IFS with restricted access for functions like "run SQL-Scripts". Our Users can only see the 5250-Emulator and their SPLFs. We have entered the restrictions inside the
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS - make panel colors configurable

When using different colors on desktop (like dark mode or dark themes in Linux desktops like Ubuntu) panels become hardly, to nearly un-readable. Please add options to configure colors used in panels.See attached doc for screenshot samples. Use Ca...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Future consideration

Additional CLI options for acsbundle.jar /PLUGIN=cfg /SYSTEM=<system>

Request for enhancement to acsbundle.jar /PLUGIN=cfg /SYSTEM=<system> Please add cli options for additional settings, so that all system configurations can be set via the CLI for scripting. In short if there is an option in the GUI it should...
12 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Planned for future release

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...
about 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...
over 5 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...
over 6 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...
over 7 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: 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...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Add dialog to ACS for displaying "in use" information of stream files stored in the IFS

Include the "in use" dialog into ACS and do not launch the "IBM Navigator for i" web application for displaying the locks of a given IFS stream file. Today "IBM Navigator for i" is launched to display the locks of an IFS stream file following thes...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Planned for future release