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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 10, 2021

Support folders in iACS session manager

Provide the ability to create folders & sub-folders in the iACS session manager to allow better organization of display & printer sessions.


Use Case:

In situation where there are large number of display & printer sessions, it would be useful to be able to organize them into folders & subfolders.

For instance, a user might want to group all production systems in one folder, development systems in another, and testing systems in yet another.


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Aug 16, 2021

    The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a MEDIUM priority requirement that should be addressed. For users for that have many system to manage or access, using a "Tree" based folders structure for not only the sesssion manager but also the main ACS interface would be a great usability enhancement.

    Background: The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ ibm.biz/BdYSYj and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at ibm.biz/BdYSZT

    Therese Eaton – CEAC Program Manager, IBM

  • Guest
    Jul 7, 2021

    Grouping session becomes a must when the list of host and terminal types grows - I would prefer a tree-grid to be able to i.e sort by host name or sort by device name or title etc.

  • Guest
    Mar 17, 2021

    IBM understands this request and will consider it for a future code update, though no commitment is made or implied.

  • Guest
    Mar 11, 2021

    And what about the same request for the Management/System Configurations panel?

  • Guest
    Mar 11, 2021

    And what about the same request for the Management/System Configurations panel?