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IBM i Access Family

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Dark Mode For Run SQL Scripts

I would like to be given a dark mode or the ability to control colors for Run SQL Scripts. Between the dark screen of the emulator and dark mode of RDI, it would be awesome to also have a dark theme for Run SQL Scripts. RDI gives the option to app...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Allow path to hod files to be specified so open other will start in the required directory.

I have quite a few systems that I connect to using 5250 sessions and I use the tabbed option. When I click the + sign to start a new tab, which I have set to Start Other, the directory shown is where the last session was started from which commonl...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS - Provide for parameter definition to be user definable in Generate SQL --> DDL.

I use the schema definitions on a daily basis. As part of modernization of the native database definitions to SQL, I need to retrieve the DDL code from existing objects such as physical files, Logical files, tables, views etc. The process in ACS r...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

ACS - Database Table Functions

Allow me to edit the contents of a table from the ACS Database context. I can View, Clear, Copy, Initialize and Reorganize Data but not Edit the content. Use Case: This option is heavily used by our database administrators in order to view and man...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Run CL command on several systems using 5250 sessions

In large IBMi shared environment it would be good to have possibility to run the same CL command in the same time on MORE than one 5250 session in ACS. Running the same command on several system one by one (for checking purposes or comparing) is r...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Provide plug-in mechanism for iACS

Provide a formal plug-in interface for iACS to allow developers to provide extensions to the existing functionality. Use Case: A plug-in interface to iACS would allow vendors, and open source developers, to provide additional functionality to vari...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Run SQL Scripts Db2 connections

It would be nice if the IBM i ACS Run SQL Scripts tool can also be used to connect to a Db2 LUW database by simply specifying a different driver. There would be no need to use a different client. DB admins would benefit from this .
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 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

Saved directory in preferences for ACS Generate function

We generate DDL for our files as we get to them. So the generate function has a place to provide the network path and folder to hold the generated source. We want to keep all our DDL in one location for storage and future use. We have to type in t...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Add ability to change font/size in IBM i Access product

Some of us do are not so young anymore, and do not have the eyesight required to deal with tiny fonts. On the IBM i Access Client Solutions panel, the menu options (File, Edit, View, Actions, etc.) and their drop-down items are in a nicely sized f...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Submitted