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IBM i Access Family

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Show description in "System" drop down box for ACS

When having lots of systems, sometimes with the most weird hostnames or even IP-addresses it is hard to remember which one is which when starting en emulation or other function. Use Case: In the System Configurations you can specificy a descriptio...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Replace LAN Console with vHMC light support in ACS

Is there anybody on this earth that does not absolutely hate LAN Console? Every Power system ships with an HMC port and a service processor behind it. Please use that as the one and only console interface. Use Case: Package the following component...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Future consideration

Ability to download *IPDS spool files using ACS

Would like the ability to view / download spool files with *IPDS data stream using Access Client Solutions. This function was supported in the old IBM i Access for Windows. Use Case: Distribute spool files to customers
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Allow use of other ACS Tabbed 5250 sessions whilst another is Authenticating

Allow use of other ACS Tabbed 5250 sessions whilst another is Authenticating. See attached screenshot for example. At the moment, if in tabbed mode, ALL tabbed sessions are locked and can not be used whilst the "Signon in Progress" dialogue displa...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Add Form Type as a column to i ACS Printer Output

Form Type should be a column in IBM i Access Client Solutions Printer Output tool. Use Case: Knowing Form Type is useful information when reviewing printer output. Form Type is available as a column in WRKSPLF, WRKOUTQ, Navigator for i.
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Add IFS EDIT option like iNav has.

I would like to see the EDIT option put into the ACS software component for the IFS.Currently it is in the iNav component. So it would be beneficial to see it in the ACS side component. Use Case: I have .TXT and .LOG files that I would like to Edi...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under consideration

ACS - Run SQL Scripts - Allow for viewing of column data type and column comments in results window

When you run a select * from table command in Run SQL Scripts it will output the raw data and columns. Many more advanced SQL editors show you the following additional data: 1. Column data type (both by hovering over column) and below the column (...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

ACS Run SQL Scripts - Add Output capability

Currently it is possible to run SQL statement via the rss plug in but the any output that is generated cannot be saved automatically; it has to be saved by interacting with the save output window. Use Case: When running an SQL statement stored in ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

IBM i ACS Client - Lock down connection settings for Single Sign On

We recently configured SSO for deployment and will be using Kerberos for authentication. We currently are using AD for authentication to the AS/400. A user could circumvent the client configuration for IBM i signon information and change "Use Kerb...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Rename file during download of spool file within ACS

Within IBM i Access Client Solutions the spool file download does not allow for naming the destination file. The ability to name the destination file to a name that is descriptive and meaningful for the end user without needing to rename it AFTER ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration