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IBM i Access Family

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Choose connection for ACS Printer Output

ACS Integrated File System and Run SQL Scripts already allow you to change your connection from within the tool. Printer Output lacks that capability. If there was a drop-down or menu option, I could change the connection without having to start t...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Planned for future release

Run an ACS macro from Command Line

Many customers used to call macros from outside applications. With the migration to the new ACS macros they miss an easy way to open the emulator and execute a macro directly. In the current plugins that you can call from command line there's no o...
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Planned for future release

ACS - Run SQL Scripts disable "insert from examples" for selected users

We have been using Access Client Solutions for several years. Mainly the 5250 sessions are used by our users, but there are also selected power users who are authorized to use the function "Run SQL Scripts".For this users it is also possible to us...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Support folders in iACS session manager

Provide the ability to create folders & sub-folders in the iACS session manager to allow better organization of display & printer sessions. Use Case: In situation where there are large number of display & printer sessions, it would be ...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

Shorten the time in RSS before the message "communication link failure. (Operation timed out)" is shown.

When using IBM i Access Client Solutions - Run SQL Scripts (RSS), I think nearly all of us did try to run an SQL request while the connection was lost due to the fact that the connection was lost with the system due to the operation time out.I hav...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future 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

Make copy possible from RSS joblog

When working in IBM i Access Client Solutions Run SQL Scripts you have a button to view the joblog. We use SYSTOOLS.LPRINTF a lot to add additional information to the joblog. We use it to facilitate the checking to building a string of data. As a ...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Planned for future release

Include the port in the ssh connection configuraction for the ACS Opensource packages Manager

The ACS Opensource packages Manager does not work if the sshd in the ibm i is configured to use a different port than 22.
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists

ACS Run SQL multiple Systems in one window separated by tabs

Currently, in ACS in order to run SQL statements on multiple systems you need to open each System in a separate window. I would really like to have the possibility to group those systems into one window separated by Tabs.
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Make ACS RUNSQL SCRIPTS Open Source/Mbr Respect SRCFILE RCDLEN

In IBM ACS RUNSQL Scripts, if you open a host Source File member, if that source member exceeds 80 bytes, then ACS "wrecks" the source code--potentially making it usable. This request is to have ACS retrieve the source file's record length, and be...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration