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An IBM i Service to retrieve program copyright info similar to DSPPGM DETAIL(*COPYRIGHT)

This would be useful for programmers attempting to review or confirm the copyright entries on their commercial products.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

ACS 5250: Use of certificate with multiple Subject Alternative Name (SAN)

In a session configuration, when the option Server Authentication under TLS/SSL menu is active the connection must match the Certificate's Common Name. But in a system with multiple IP and FQDN and a digital certificate with various Subject Altern...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

ACS opens empty terminal window

When I open IBM i Access Client Solutions or 5250 emulator, this opens an empty Terminal app. This happens since Windows 11 replaced the command interpreter (cmd.exe) by Terminal app.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

Add NetServer Disabled column to the default view of Disabled Users for IBM i NetServer in Navigator for i

The current default view for Disabled Users for IBM i NetServer in Navigator for i shows the status of the IBM i User Profile, this is often Enabled even thought the user is Disabled for NetServer Access. This is confusing for users that are new t...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Delivered

ACS IFS add "upload from" location in preferences

Currently the Integrated file System preferences allow you to specify a "Download location". I would like to have an "Upload location" added there as well.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

In the Run SQL Scripts tool, when using "library.table" naming convention, double clicking on the library name should only select the library name and not the whole "library.table" string

This is how it works with "library/table". If you double-click on "library" the word "library" will be highlighted. But if you are using "library.table" and double-click on "library" it will highlight the entire string. It's cumbersome and inconsi...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

ACS check for updates when not fully connected to the Internet

In the absence of a full Internet connection, e.g. inside the corporate network, the ACS option to check for updates displays a message that no update is available, even though the update is actually available. The user may be misled because he or...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

IBM Navigator for i: customize help/selections based on the OS version.

http://myibmi:2002/Navigator/mainframe/cfg/system-values System value in question is QSSLPCL. It says the default when using *OPSYS is TLS 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3. However the defaults for *OPSYS varies by OS release as shown at:
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Delivered

BRMS Full System Restore Enhancement

When a full system restore is performed using BRMS during the RTSCFG part devices are created, IBMi creates OUTQs for the devices, yet as OUTQs are created information regarding AUTL for the AUTQ is not restored.An intermediate step before restori...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Delivered


IBM i SQL URI_ENCODE / URI_DECODE Function required to provide native support for HTML entities conversion. Benefit: Enables decoded URI value to be stored in an IBM i table as UTF-8 and displayed in ACS. Especially useful when working with differ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Delivered