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Typing Y or N to answer Yes or No in Access Client Solutions dialog boxes

Windows dialog boxes typically allow typing Y or N instead of clicking the Yes or No buttons, and typically allow hitting Enter instead of clicking the OK button (or the Cancel button, depending on the default selection). I'd like the same ability...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Delivered

Worksheet name from Access Client Solutions data transfers

Please provide the ability to set a default worksheet name for .dtfx downloads into Excel (or at least an option to disable the adding of filename info to Excel's default "Sheet1" name). Use Case: Sample1.dtfx pulls from file QS36F/SAMPLE1. Sample...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

IFS files description

be able to put a descriptive text in files IFS Use Case: When we create a stmf in IFS, if we can make a description of the object ... this will be -i think - more easy to identify
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers 2 Delivered

VIOS Paging Default Devices

Hi IBM, When you install a VIOS (or AIX) from the installation DVD, or a NIM source created from DVDs, the default paging devices are not optimal.It has always been a best practice for paging devices to never have more than 1 device per physical v...
about 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Delivered

When a user is expired by specifying USREXPDATE then QSECEXP1 should log it in the history log

I have put an expiration date on a user profile (USREXPDATE) and it was disabled as expected by the job QSECEXP1. But it is only logged in the joblog of QSECEXP1 not in the History log ( nor in the *SYSOPR message queue). This makes it difficult t...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Delivered

Access Client Solutions 5250 session tab management

Using the ACS 5250 Emulator and opening multiple sessions across multiple servers provides a tab at the top of the window for each session. When closing the tabs until only one session remains while the application window is maximized, the window ...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

AIX: request for 64 bit version of strip command

Bloomberg is seeing failure with strip command : strip: tsbig.prestrip.tsk -- 0654-406 Internal error while reading filetables. There is not enough memory available now. request is for 64 bit enablement of the strip command so that it can work wit...
about 8 years ago in AIX 2 Delivered

Modify the format of the ioscli.log file on the VIOS

Change the format to of the ioscli.log file )logs all padmin commands entered) to include date and time stamp for each command.Save commands on one line instead of breaking them up over multiple lines.
about 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Delivered

PowerVC can not manage existing VMs with XIV storage

PowerVC can not manage existing VMs with XIV storage; however can create new vms in PowerVC and manage them using XIV storage.
about 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Kerberos for IBM Navigator for i

IBM's Enterprise Identity Mapping (EIM) uses Kerberos authentication and users don't have an IBMi password. Presently, the IBM Navigator for i tool does not support Kerberos authentication. For now, users can still use the older System i Navigator...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered