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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 28, 2016

QSH and QCMD shell directly in ACS

Provide ssh : sshfs, sftp, qsh and qcmd shell directly in ACS for fast administrative access.

Use Case:

Avoid to configure and work throuth a 5250 terminal and menu session first. Improve to access support of SSH setup.

Efficent work from any java client ( linux, windows and mac ).

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Oct 23, 2017

    This support is now available in version dated October 2017.

  • Guest
    Oct 10, 2017

    This will be available in our October 2017 update.

  • Guest
    Jul 11, 2017

    The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a “nice to have” low priority feature.

    Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community, and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    For more information about CAAC, see

    For more details about CAAC's role with RFEs, see

    Dawn May - CAAC Program Manager

  • Guest
    Jan 12, 2017

    IBM has received this requirement and is evaluating it. A response will be provided when evaluation is complete.

  • Guest
    Dec 13, 2016

    Maybe the best bet would be to just use this fantastic new terminal - ... I am starting to use it and posted it to our #IBMiOSS community

  • Guest
    Sep 29, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #95109 in product IBM i.


SSH on IBM i ACS for Secure Connection

Please, add an SSH connection to the IBM i Access Client Solutions , so we can instantly secure connections to the servers Use Case: This change can provide instant secure connection for clients with lots of users connecting to the IBM i OS
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered