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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 24, 2022

ACS - Run SQL Scripts disable "insert from examples" for selected users

We have been using Access Client Solutions for several years. Mainly the 5250 sessions are used by our users, but there are also selected power users who are authorized to use the function "Run SQL Scripts".
For this users it is also possible to use the "insert from examples" function in "Run SQL Scripts", a possibility to deactivate this function is not present at the moment but would be desirable. In "insert from examples" there are many functions with which a user could cause damage to the system. I got the info from IBM support that a similar funtion already exists for the 5250 session. ("5250 Session Manager" --> "Tools" --> "Customize menu bar")
Would be great to have the possiblity to customice the menu bar for selected users, maybe like in the 5250 session.

Use Case:

Any user authorized to use Run SQL Scripts

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Jun 6, 2022
    Thank you for submitting your Idea to enhance IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS). Hiding the RSS examples from your users does not prevent them from actually doing the damaging operations you are concerned about. They could find various other examples by searching the internet. Securing the server from those types of operations by your users need to be done on the server. For those reasons, we decided to Decline this request.

    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Apr 19, 2022
    Thank you for submitting your Idea to enhance IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS). We understand the request and will consider it for a future update though no commitment is made nor implied.

    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Apr 11, 2022

    I would like to add one more idea. I think IBM should restrict "insert from examples" by profile's user class USRCLS ( *USER, *SYSOPR, *PGMR, *SECADM, *SECOFR) so that we can have better control.

  • Guest
    Mar 24, 2022

    Attachment (Description): insert from examples