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Automatically propagate hostname/ip address in hardware management interfaces

You can specify up to 6 hardware management interfaces in ACS for every defined system.We would like to have the field "hostname / ip address" - including the correct URL - automatically propagated with required information.IBM already knows the c...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Persistent cache for Run SQL Scripts

Presently Run SQL Scripts keeps a cache of tables and columns, but that cache isn't persistent. I does not cache SQL statements at all. A persistent cache would improve usability. Use Case: Content assist for tables and columns is very handy, but ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Allow Visual Explain query plan to be saved to local file

Currently Visual Explain has two options: you may save the diagram as an image, or save the query details to a performance monitor on the IBM i. I would like to see a third option available, to save the query details to a local PC file (and subseq...
7 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future 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.
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future 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 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Drag and drop from PC to IFS

Please allow drag and drop of files from PC to IFS. Use Case: Drag a file from a PC to the IFS instead of using the current upload option.
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Future consideration

Ask to copy SSH key to server, if found

When using the OpenSourcePackageManagement module in ACS, we have the option to use an SSH key to connect. It appears if ACS finds a SSH key it will autofill the key as a default option. However, unless that key has been set on the server, it will...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

ACS - Add position-to on column of result set display

When viewing a result set in ACS Run SQL Scripts, it would be beneficial to be able to select a column, right click and specify a position to value, to advance to subsequent records, rather than scroll to the relevant value. Maybe could only happe...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Allow copy to clipboard on all ACS dialogs

All ACS dialogs should provide the ability to mark text and copy to the clipboard Use Case: When an ACS error is display, you have the option to generate the service log. Which displays MSGGEN002 - The request completed normally - followed by the ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 Future consideration

ACS IFS Send function to include System ASP free space check

The ACS Ingrated File System - Send function creates a temporary QIFS* library in ASP1 under the covers as part of the send process. This is fine as long as the the IFS object(s) being sent are not larger than the spare space in ASP1. The size of ...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration