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IBM i Access Family

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Local Network Speed Test

This feature would allow ACS to help a user test the speed from their computer to the server. This could, potentially via the SSH protocol, write a file to the /tmp directory while logging transfer time, then download that same file after logging ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Feature Request ACS

We would like to prevent endusers from modifiing the sessions names. In the previous version 7.1, we were able to deploy the policy (registry) to restrict this change. However in the new version it appears the registry keys no longer works. CHKEY_...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Hotspots to URLs have stopped working in Access Client Solutions version 1.1.7.2

In Access Client Solutions version 1.1.7.2 hotspots to URLs have stopped working. I have a string "FILE://myServer/myPath/myFile.PDF" and it is shown as an URL. When I click on it it says that the path does not exist. We have tested the same in Ac...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Add IFS EDIT option like iNav has.

I would like to see the EDIT option put into the ACS software component for the IFS.Currently it is in the iNav component. So it would be beneficial to see it in the ACS side component. Use Case: I have .TXT and .LOG files that I would like to Edi...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions - Log on using Windows userId and password

In Client Access we had the possibility to tell it that it should use Windows userId and passwordto log on the as/400. This is not possible in Access Client Solutions (ACS). The first time you start ACS you are prompted for both userId and passwor...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS - Database Table Functions

Allow me to edit the contents of a table from the ACS Database context. I can View, Clear, Copy, Initialize and Reorganize Data but not Edit the content. Use Case: This option is heavily used by our database administrators in order to view and man...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions takes 50 to 60 seconds to start first session

The time used by Access Client Solutions (ACS) to start the first time need to be improved. From I click on the icon on my Desktop till the window prompting me for userid and password is shown it takes about 50 to 60 seconds !!! This is way to lon...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

SQL-Scripts improvements

When using "SQL-Scripts" it would be helpful, when i could jump to the last result of the SQL.on native STRSQL i can write "b" for button and "t" for top.Please provide a option to jump to the end/top.Hotkey F17/F18 would be nice+ Hotkey F19/20 fo...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Add option to select icon in Edit-Preferences-Appearance-Window Setup as per iAccess for Windows

In iAccess for Windows you can select the icon that is displayed on the Windows taskbar and in the window itself via Edit-Preferences-Appearance -Window Setup. This function is missing in the equivilent option on ACS. This is a duplicate request a...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 Not under consideration

Provide support for 27x132 5250 system console on HMC managed partitions

Provide support for 27x132 5250 system console on HMC managed partitions. Use Case: End users are unable to sign on to our system console because their default application requires that the 5250 device support a 27x132 display. We are forced to us...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration