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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 25, 2022

Allow ACS to run macros in silent mode

The idea is to allow ACS to run macros from command line. This could allow to run some processes on IBM i with just SSH or maybe Ansible calls, without using VNC.
Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Apr 25, 2022
    Thank you for submitting your Idea to enhance IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS). You didn't provide a specific Use Case for your request. However, whether or not the macro you are using requires a display is a function of the macro itself and not any capability that ACS would be able to override. Therefore, we are declining the request.

    IBM Power Systems Development