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IBM i Access Family

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Access Client Solutions window focus

Please prevent ACS from stealing window focus. Use Case: Sometimes, after I've started a data transfer or opened any ACS file type (.hod, .bchx, .dtfx, .dttx), it takes a minute and I try to work on something else while I wait. However, when the f...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

ACS printer session with PDT doesn't print ex-shift-jis code.

The printer session of ACS doesn't print the code that isn't include in Shift-JIS.But the printer session of iAW can print the above code. Use Case: Same as printer session of iAW.
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Is a defect

Add ability to quickly connect to server in ACS RSS

Today I am required to use a mouse to select the server I want to connect to IF i disconnect from the one I connected to when I started ACS RSS plugin. Please make a drop down as exists on the main ACS app or allow for buttons to be added to quick...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

A "copy special" option within Run SQL Scripts which will copy your selection as a single line

This would be useful for copying a query from Run SQL Scripts and pasting into a CL program RUNSQLSTM command for example. The query formatting in Run SQL Scripts is very useful for working with the query, but sometimes we need to condense the que...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Thai language translation table

IBM i Access Client Solutions Data Transfer can't transfer Thai language file from iseries to PC. Use Case: Need Thai language data transfer table.
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Having a command to close automatically the Run SQL Scripts windows in ACS after an UPDATE

I use a .bat file to run automatically and SQL script (UPDATE) but when it's done, both CMD's window and « Run SQL Scripts » program remains open. I found a way to overcome using a taskkill for "acslaunch_win-64.exe" into the batch file, but a com...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Labels on RSS results not accurate

We would like the ability to change the labels on columns and have them reflect in our ACS SQL script results. We can change the labels now but the results still have the old label for the column so it does no good for us to be able to change the ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

acs search functionality for local files, using path designated

Similar to search functionality within “file explorer”, allow search of ACS files/ scripts stored locally, using path designated. Useful when searching for technique or sql function previously saved.
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under consideration

Enhancement to ACS Plugin PWCHANGE

For many end-users, they are not given the ACS interface - simply an icon to click for the system or system(s) they have access to. For these users, they would have to click each icon representing each system they have access to change their passw...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Planned for future release

Access Client Solutions action Navigator for i does not properly forward a NAT IP url to the host IP url

Anyone who uses a Network Address Translation (NAT) IP as the host connection for an ACS system will fail to authenticate Navigator for i as the NAT IP is not valid for the OS/400 web application. It would be advantageous for the web app to auto f...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration