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When creating printer session in ACS have iASP as an option.

Having the iASP in the writer job when session is started via ACS allows reports with overlays in iASP to print using the overlay.
16 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Enable Shared Processor Pool within PEP 2.0

In the current implementation of PEP 2.0, the processor resources available in operation are composed of the respective Base Activations per machine and the additional credits. The limit of the usable resources corresponds to the total installed p...
over 1 year ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

Change ADDWLCGRP "Add Workload Group" to set the processor limit < 1,0

Our customers are using LPARs with less than one CPU assigned. To reduce the impact of ad-hoc queries (e.g. via ODBC) we need to set a CPU limit of the ODBC subsystem. Currently with a workload group we can only set a limit to a whole CPU. But we ...
3 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Not under consideration

Change of name for ILE/RPG

Time to give ILE/RPG a new name that is better suited to its current form.Call it "RPG for i", matching "Db2 for i". Use Case: By giving the RPG product a new name will help us define the difference between modern free format RPG & the older f...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 8 Not under consideration

IBM i ACS Data transfer should use type GRAPHIC instead of CHAR

We are using the "Data transfer" tool in IBM i Access Client Solutions to import data from Excel. In the dialogue "Create IBM i Database File" we use the "Start Scan" Button to determine the data layout of the spreadsheet which should be imported....
21 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Allow Dump operation code in ON-EXIT group

Allow the Dump operation code in the ON-EXIT group. If an error has happened a program dump can be generated.
3 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration

ACS - Run SQL Script - is there a way to have it retain the last folder used?

TS015526296 I use Run SQL Scripts many times a day.I either need to open a new script or save a script to the IFS across multiple LPARs/systems.Every time, I save the script, I need to navigate my way from my home folder (/home/developer) to the f...
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Disabling ACS Run Sql Scripts options

Looking for a way to prevent run and explain or all explain options on production systems. We had an issue recently where run and explain was chosen on a delete statement instead of explain that almost cost us dearly.
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Run CL command on several systems using 5250 sessions

In large IBMi shared environment it would be good to have possibility to run the same CL command in the same time on MORE than one 5250 session in ACS. Running the same command on several system one by one (for checking purposes or comparing) is r...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

FOR-EACH with record level access

The new FOR-EACH is today working on list, however it would be nice if - in the future - it could be extended to also handle record level access. ( and perhaps also user defined iterators) The basic idea is to make tighter and more concise coding ...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 9 Not under consideration