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IBM i Access Family

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IBM Access Client Solutions to Download a Spool File (Funktion WRKSPLF > PDF File) works correctly only with latin1 language

The i user has a SPLF in the OUTQ and wants to process it as a PDF file. IBM ACS offers the possibility with the function WRKSPL > PDF this works error free if the used character set page belongs to the font family Latin 1 (1252 - Windows Weste...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under 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...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

ACS - Consuming high memory in Citrix

Our Citrix users workstation were recently upgraded from IBM i Access for Windows to Access Client Solutions. And we observed that ACS was consuming high amount of memory. Citrix team already tried this document found in IBM portal (https://www.ib...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Pipe Delimiter Support for ACS Data Transfer

The Data transfer supports different formats, like .txt, .csv, etc. Add the pipe delimiter (|) which is missing, it is quite popular. It could be ".psv" file type. Use Case: Add "Pile Delimiter" (|) to the output client file options, on the Data T...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

ACS RSS save to Source Physical File remove hex 25

When saving to an IBM source Physical file (PF-SRC) DO NOT save with X'25' line endings. It makes it impossible to use script elsewhere plus there is no need for line endings in PF-SRC. If you need line ends in ACS RSS tool then add then for PF-SR...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Extend ACS and eliminate java web start

Extend ACS to include download functions that need java web start. Use Case: One can run ACS using OpenJ9. But once you start using download director or want to install software keys directly from the ESS site you need java web start (and thus ano...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

TLS 1.3 5250 emulation support

In 2016 support for TLS1.2 was added for 5250 emulation. The IETF approved RFC 8446 for TLS1.3 and support in the emulators should be adopted Use Case: Increased security protocol support.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Add API to IBM i that initiates file transfer to ACS Client PC

Provide an API for the IBM i operating system that shall initiate a "File transfer" of the specified file to the ACS Client PC running the ACS session. For example, a ACS client is running on Mac OS or Windows and runs a server (green screen) app ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

View Dependency Explorer in Access Client Solutions

I would like to see a feature in IBM i Access Client Solutions that shows a View Dependency Tree. By entering the name of a view, you would see a tree structure showing the tables and views that the views was dependent on as well as other views th...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Mobile Client for ACS

The new ACS is available for Windows, Mac and Linux. But today we use mobile devices with Android/iOS or Windows Mobile. It would be a really good thing for IBM i when there would be a usable client for mobile devices. key features would be:- cust...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration