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IBM i Access Family

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Allow SSH for 5250

Telnet has been identified as a security risk, which is mitigated by the TLS1.2 security applied to it, but I would like to see the connection for IBM Access Client Solution 5250 sessions have the option to use an SSH connection instead of Telnet....
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

IBM Access Client Solutions (ACS) - restrictions in Filter option in Printer Output should reflect authority in user profile

To restrict/not restrict Filter option in Printer Output should reflect authority in user profile. The problem is when you have a properties file that all users are using.Here com.ibm.iaccess.splf.FilterRestricted=true But this also inhibits users...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 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...
12 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Background color per connection

Most ACS applications (Ifs, Sql script, Spool) are neutral in color, having the ability to identify them by a background color linked to individual connections would help when there are many open at the same time. Use Case: n/d
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

ACS Printer Output Favorites

Daily operations on the IBM i require our staff to move/delete/download spool files filtered on several output queues, Userdata and Job Information. Many of these filters are the same every day and it is very time consuming to change the informati...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Future consideration

Add option to open spooled files in AFP Viewer in IBM i Access Client Solutions Printer Output

It is difficult, if not impossible, to view *IPDS type spooled files in AFP Viewer using Navigator for i with the latest browsers. IBM used to provide a version of the AFP Viewer with IBM i Access for Windows and this is the Viewer that was used t...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Include Form Type in Spool File Name

IBM ACS Client Solutionsin Register GeneralPrinter OutputOutput Spool Names in PDF Use Case: Please extend PDF Spool Output with Form Type
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

ACS Data Transfer upload should allow *UPDADD

ACS Data Transfer "To IBM i" only allows add or replace. There's no way to update existing rows. This is a very common task, where data needs to inserted or updated if it already exists.
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

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-...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under 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