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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...
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

ACS - a security breach -- no way to log off requiring new credentials to be entered

One of my colleagues recently discovered a security breach i ACS. He was giving a user support in ACS and was the first to log on. The setting regarding passwords in ACS was "use shared credentials" ( roughly translated from our native language )....
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

IBM i ACS - Run SQL scripts adding Display as Hotspots, like in 5250 Emulation

When developing SQL scripts IBM allows you to add comments. In many cases I add HTTP links as comment. Currently RSS does not recognize them as URL Hotspots. Would it not be great when adding URLs as comments that you could use them without havin...
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 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 ...
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 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.
9 months 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.
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under consideration

ACS1.1.9.0 has tabs for runsql scripts. need to keep results for each tab

added in 1.1.9.0 is tabs for runsql scripts. while I can run different scripts for each tab I can only have one results pane. We need to have a results window for each tab.
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

search tabs

ACS RSS - Allow for search across tabs.
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future 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...
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

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...
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration