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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories System Management
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 24, 2022

New Navigator for i - Shortcut to ACS 5250 emulation

It would be neat to have a shortcut to ACS 5250 emulation from the i Nav node list (or as an alternative in the menu list to the far left, when you have chosen a system in the node list/bubble view). Then you wouldn't have to start or switch to ACS when you need the green screen. Furthermore you have more information about the systems in the i Nav than in the ACS, which makes it easier to choose the correct system to work with.


Use Case:

Operators administrating a lot of IBM i LPAR:s, using i Nav.


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Mar 28, 2022

    IBM understand this requirement and will consider it as part of prioritization for future work. IBM makes no commitment that this will be delivered and can change plans in the future.

  • Guest
    Mar 24, 2022

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - System Management
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Other
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None