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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM i Access Family

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ACS and Phone Calls via Teams

The ability to call a stored phone number in a PF via MS Teams from a 5250 Screen with a mouse click. Like E-Mail Addresses or Webpages. Use Case: Many customers has tables in the DB PF with their customer address data, like name, street, town, E-...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

IBM i ACCESS FOR WEB product is not under your consideration a step back for the future

Hi I am afraid to kwon that the IBM i Access per Web (5770-XH2) product is not under your consideration . It is the only way to access, with native software, an IBM i with a BROWSER and it has e very lot of functions to help customers and programm...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS Scratch Pad

Scratch Pad is a great tool. It allows us to enter some small documentation, and saave it in a file. It will be great, if we can reopen the scratch Pad file that we created early, and reuse the information.
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Faster option to change JDBC configuration

Possibility to switch from one JDBC configuration to another faster, without having to go through the current menus: more direct menus Use Case: To test the effects of different JDBC configurations on SQL queries
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Able to Enable Save Results and Save Results via scripting in Run SQL Scripts

I would like to distribute SQL scripts to users that can do everything to create an Excel file. Enable Save Results, run an SQL statement, and Save Results. Use Case: Even though users have IBM i ACS, they still ask IT to run simple SQL statements...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Allow reply to messages in print output in ACS

For ACS please add the capability of replying to any messages in the print output. In IBM i Access for Windows, you could use the item "reply". Currently, this can be done only in IBM Navigator for i. Use Case: Item from a personal wish list
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

Add support for ARM based processors (Apple M2) using a Docker Linux container with the odbc driver

When developing locally in a linux docker container that uses the IBM i Access ODBC driver the application has to be emulated and uses QEMU by setting platform : linux/x86_64 in the docker-compose.yml file. The docker daemon memory has to be incre...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

ACS - Ability to change font size on scratch pad

It would be great to be able to change the font size on the scratch pad window in Access Client Solutions. We have many users that use the scratch pad extensively but some complain that the font is too small and it's difficult to read the scratch ...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS Emulation screenshot in HTML

For documentations we would like to have screenshots from 5250 emulation in HTML format. Please add a button "Export screen into HTML"
8 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

IBM ACS Update Check Function to also check Windows / Linux Applications Packages

The IBM Access Client Solutions Update function currently checks the for a newer version of the Deployed Java Client but not for updates in the Installed Windows or Linux Application Packages. Use Case: Help users of the functions provided by the ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration