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IBM i Access Family

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I Access Client solutions printer session - Print multiple copies

Currently, there is no way to have the printer sessions print more than one copy. On Windows 10, the printer session even ignores printer settings on the numbers of copies to print on all print jobs. So, there isn't even a way to force multiple co...
almost 2 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...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Is a defect

Solution to input Chinese character in Win 10 to Power System I

Due to the limitation of IBM emulator as Client Access (PC, i Access for Web, ACS) running in Win 10 (which provide only Unicode Chinese Input Method), we cannot input those chinese character that contains more than 2 bytes through those Client Ac...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS printoutup plugin: View/modify Properties

In old iseries Navigator was possible view/modify properties from each spool files. So, you could modify , for example, which pages to print. That, with de plugin SPLF from ACS is not available. Now, the only way is using the web Navigator for i a...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Different Systems grouped in Taskbar ACS

Hi, we want to seperate our different Machines in different symbols in the Taskbar in Windows 10. We have 3 symbols, one for the Austrian System, a second one for the Hungarian System and the third for our testing machine. When i click the first s...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

IBM i Access Client Solutions - Config Output

Please consider functionality of downloading IACS System Configuration fields to Excel spreadsheet. Use Case: Asset management of live LPARs and their corresponding hardware, software and HMC/FSM/IVM managed devices.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

change ACS configuration path names with proper encoding

ACS paths containing configuration files are stored with some special encodings, like: C:\users\<username>\Documents\IBM\iAccessClient\Settings\client.configuration\com.ibm.iaccess.base.x0041csx0053ystemx0043onfig It seems that those x0041 s...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Request for default value of INHERIT_PARAMETERS of PDT file, made available at ACS1.1.8.0

For printing related parameters not sent from IBM i, Reference the parameter of the job printed just before without referring to the definition of PDT, I want the default behavior of INHERIT_PARAMETERS = YES. Use Case: Even if the customer shifts ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

PCO support for iAccess

Desired Function: Text Assist that works in the same manner as PCOMM when running DTM for iSeries (3rd party product) The specific commands WRKDTMDOC & EDTDTMDOC were originally reported as not working, but none of the commands will work until...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

5250 Emulator has so poor visibility for fonts

5250 Emulator of Access Client Solutions(ACS) has so poor visibility for fonts.Comparing with 5250 emulator of Access for Windows, ACS's emulator display jagged character (although selected same font settings) and its so hard to distinguish compli...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 14 Not under consideration