Skip to Main Content
IBM Power Ideas Portal


This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

IBM i Access Family

Showing 378 of 4163

ACS plugins need to stop grabbing the ALT key when user ALT-TABs to an ACS plugin

Stop grabbing the ALT key activity when user presses ALT-TAB and then activating the menus. Use Case: On Windows platforms user press ALT-TAB, one to many times, to cycle through a list of open programs. The users then releases the ALT-TAB keys wh...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Is a defect

Mobile Client for ACS

The new ACS is available for Windows, Mac and Linux. But today we use mobile devices with Android/iOS or Windows Mobile. It would be a really good thing for IBM i when there would be a usable client for mobile devices. key features would be:- cust...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Paste next function not working properly on IBM i ACS

Hi,I am using Java based version of IBM i ACS for 5250 sessions on Windows 7 PC. I am using SAVOBJ/RSTOBJ commands to backup/restore more than 15 (Say 26) objects using IBM i 5250 sessions. Only 25 objects are getting pasted on 5250 session when "...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Is a defect

Automatically Present ACS Emulator Transform Services PDF Writer Output In Upright Position

We use the ACS emulator to host PDF print sessions for writing spool file reports to PDF. In Client Access the hosted writer would create PDFs which were automatically oriented to the upright position. (Whether printing Portrait or Landscape) Howe...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS Run SQL Scripts in separate process/thread

After launching Run SQL Scripts from a 5250 session, running a long query blocks not only the Run SQL Scripts query and result windows, but also the 5250 windows. Ideally this would run in a separate process or thread so that the 5250 sessions (mu...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Is a defect

data Transfer Component for EXCEL ( excel Add-in )

I am asking You the implementation of IBMi Access data Transfer Component for EXCEL ( excel Add-in ) provided with the IBM I Access for Windows product ( CWBTFCAI.DLL ) and not present in the new IBMi Access Client Solution product.Almost all of o...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 Not under consideration

add 3270 emulation to ACS client

We currently have a need for a java emulator 5250 which works well with the exception that we also need the same java client (ACS) to have the ability to connect 3270 to our mainframe. We would like to have 3270 added to ACS 5733 XJ1 Use Case: War...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Elucidate column names in Run SQL scripts

Often when using the Run SQL Scripts to do discovery-related tasks or to troubleshoot issues, I have to run a separate query on QSYS2.SYSTABLES and SYSCOLUMNS to figure out what the columns are. Wondering if it's possible to run this query automat...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Add "Map your database" to IBM i Access Client Solutions and/or IBM Navigator for i

In the deprecated System i Navigator you had this function "Map your database". It would print a graphical representation of your database. For example, if you had foreign key constraints between tables,like those common for:- Item Master to Item ...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

i Access Client Version 1.1.7.1 and prior- display issue

Display issue. See attachment for screenshots. Use Case: See attachment with screenshot for details.
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Is a defect