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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 13, 2022

Need ACS bundle.jar to run under java 11 on IBM i

When running an export of data using the CLdownload and setting the job level to use Java 11. The program fails.

I am running the following command.

Type command, press Enter.

Run this first:


VALUE('/QOpenSys/QIBM/ProdData/JavaVM/jdk11/64bit') LEVEL(*JOB)

Then this:

===> JAVA CLASS('/QIBM/ProdData/Access/ACS/Base/acsbundle.jar')

PARM('/plugin=cldownload' '/system=PIPPIN'

'/clientfile=/qibm/userdata/Marina/testfilecmd2' '/sql=selec

t itnbr, itdsc from itmrva where itnbr between ''6002'' and ''6006'' ') CLASSPAT


and get the following error:

Exception in thread "main" java.awt.AWTError: Can't connect to X11 window server using ':0.0' as the value of the DISPLAY variabl


at java.desktop/sun.awt.X11GraphicsEnvironment.initDisplay(Native Method)

at java.desktop/sun.awt.X11GraphicsEnvironment$

at java.base/

at java.desktop/sun.awt.X11GraphicsEnvironment.<clinit>(

at java.base/java.lang.Class.forNameImpl(Native Method)

at java.base/java.lang.Class.forName(

at java.desktop/java.awt.GraphicsEnvironment$LocalGE.createGE(

at java.desktop/java.awt.GraphicsEnvironment$LocalGE.<clinit>(

at java.desktop/java.awt.GraphicsEnvironment.getLocalGraphicsEnvironment(

at java.desktop/java.awt.Window.initGC(

at java.desktop/java.awt.Window.init(

at java.desktop/java.awt.Window.<init>(

at java.desktop/java.awt.Frame.<init>(

at java.desktop/java.awt.Frame.<init>(

at java.desktop/javax.swing.SwingUtilities.getSharedOwnerFrame(

at java.desktop/javax.swing.JDialog.<init>(

at java.desktop/javax.swing.JDialog.<init>(

at java.desktop/javax.swing.JDialog.<init>(



Java program completed with exit code 1

But, if I run this under Java 8, there is no issues.

More and more clients are having to use both Java 8 and Java 11. I have both installed on my server and some of my Java jobs are required to use Java 11. This means that the jobs that require java 11. I can not use the CLdownload function in ACS.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Nov 11, 2022
    This support is now available in version dated November 2022.
  • Guest
    Nov 3, 2022
    This is planned for our November 2022 update.
  • Guest
    Oct 13, 2022

    This is likely a defect and should be handled through IBM support.

    A temporary workaround is likely available by running with -Djava.awt.headless=true. For instance
    java -Djava.awt.headless=true -jar acsbundle.jar /plugin=cldownload