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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:

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5250 window boarder attribute overlain by user field end attribute

In ACS version 1.1.6.0 5250 windows when ever a developer places content that ends on the same place a window boarder attribute begins the developer item end attribute replaces the window boarder attribute. Use Case: Window at either *DS3 or *DS4 ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Is a defect

Access Client Solutions .fdfx location

The .fdfx filepath set in a saved .dtfx gets ignored when the .dtfx is run. Instead, the .dtfx deposits a new .fdfx into its own filepath. Use Case: Saved download Sample.dtfx has the following settings: Output to C:\Users\username\Desktop\Sample....
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Is a defect

Icons for Access Client Solutions file types

Please set or provide separate icons for .dtfx, .dttx, and .hod/.bchx file types. Use Case: We open saved transfers and sessions from Windows Explorer all the time. Visually distinguishing downloads from sessions, downloads from uploads, etc., wou...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Access Client Solution paste formatting error

Using the ACS 5250 emulator and editing a source member, performed a selection with the cursor keys then pressed Ctrl+X to cut then repositioned cursor to perform Ctrl+V to paste. A blank line within the copy block caused everything after the blan...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Allow ACS to run macros in silent mode

The idea is to allow ACS to run macros from command line. This could allow to run some processes on IBM i with just SSH or maybe Ansible calls, without using VNC.
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

CLAI

We are using Navigator for web Application Administration in r710,720 restricting the default access .There is a discrepancy on the database function All the left panel options will display the IBM i Navigator Message Help Minimize Maximize Messag...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Copy-Paste

If you copy a list of vertical data and paste it in iAccess Client, it will paste it as copied, while the desired results is to be pasted horizontal. Use Case: Data:123456654321 Copying the above will paste it as copied, rather than horizontally.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Allow hashed passwords for IBM i JDBC connections

We are using JDBC for connecting from Linux systems to our IBM i databases.There are multiple scripts which automatically and periodically process all available databases. Currently we could either input the password every time a script is execute...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Default button in Access Client Services data transfer

Please set the default button in a .dtfx or .dttx as "Start transfer" instead of "Open Data Transfer Request." Use Case: I have many saved .dtfx icons and .dttx icons, and I often have one hand on the keyboard while opening them. I'd like to start...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration