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IBM i Access Family

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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

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

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

ACS Schema - allow view objects across all libraries in list

There are times when I need to know if a database object is in more than one schema. Today, I have to run specific queries using the system catalogs. I would like to be able to have the same fitering views for all schemas as there are for individu...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Allow changing Record Format Name in ACS Schema Table Definition Window

Allow changing Record Format Name in ACS Schema Table Definition Window after the table has already been created. The field is only available during the new table creation. Use Case: You chose the auto-generated name, but would later like to fix t...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

iAccess for web 5250 session code page (cy)

Why no Host Code page 1377, 1200, 1208,.. in IBM i Access for Web Use Case: Try to use IBM i Access for Web.Found that no 1377, 1200, 1208,.. IBM first line support saying that it matches what CCSID supported by QSH environment in V7R2 Information...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration