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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on May 23, 2018

Add ability to quickly connect to server in ACS RSS

Today I am required to use a mouse to select the server I want to connect to IF i disconnect from the one I connected to when I started ACS RSS plugin.

Please make a drop down as exists on the main ACS app or allow for buttons to be added to quickly switch servers.

The drop down should include the servers as seen in the main ACS app but also all the IASP databases if there are any present.

I don't believe its needed to have a quicker access to selecting the the JDBC setting profile but don't discount if it seems to fit in easy.

Use Case:

To switch today I must use the connection menu or short-cuts or run a query on a unconnected session. This brings up the connection dialog. This dialog is awful, in that you cannot simply use keyboard navigation to select all entries. A mouse is far quicker when using the connection dialog box.

Its not time consuming but bothersome none the less.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jun 14, 2018

    Our update coming out in June will fix the issue with having to use the mouse to select a system and not being able to select a system by just using the keyboard. For switching between systems, in addition to the option of switching using the Connection menu, you also have the option of starting another window using File->New Window->Prompt for Connection. If you want to access multiple connections from a single window, you may want to vote for the RFE requesting tab support:

    Thank you for your suggestion. At this time, IBM does not have any plans to provide the requested support.