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Prove an option on ACS RUNSQL Scripts output to avoid hex-view of columns with CCSID 65535

When viewing results with ACS RUNSQL Scripts, if a column's CCSID attribute is binary or "FOR BIT DATA" or CCSID 65535, then the resulting data is "unfolded" (shown as hexadecimal). I would like an option to turn that off. While this capability to...
16 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Under review

ACS 5250: Use of certificate with multiple Subject Alternative Name (SAN)

In a session configuration, when the option Server Authentication under TLS/SSL menu is active the connection must match the Certificate's Common Name. But in a system with multiple IP and FQDN and a digital certificate with various Subject Altern...
25 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS Printing Issue about Chinese UDC, Missing Paper Size and Printing Width

Issue: ACS is missing printing paper size - US Standard Fanfold in Win10. Based on the testing done with IBM supporting team, we believed it is not the issue about Windows or the Printer driver, since other applications such as Office Word can fin...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Add Support For Editing Records Natively in Access Client Solutions (ACS) Using the Schema (db2) Function

When using the new Access Client Solutions (ACS) software, we can view physical file (database) records by using the Schema function and browsing through the respective Libraries and Tables. However, there is currently no support to natively edit ...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS opens empty terminal window

When I open IBM i Access Client Solutions or 5250 emulator, this opens an empty Terminal app. This happens since Windows 11 replaced the command interpreter (cmd.exe) by Terminal app.
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

IBM i ACS Integrated File System to include TEXT attribute

It would be nice to see the TEXT attribute beside directories and stream files. The TEXT attribute can be seen on the green-screen WRKLNK. While we try to name folders and files with meaningful names, it's not always possible. Vendors install fold...
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS IFS add "upload from" location in preferences

Currently the Integrated file System preferences allow you to specify a "Download location". I would like to have an "Upload location" added there as well.
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

In the Run SQL Scripts tool, when using "library.table" naming convention, double clicking on the library name should only select the library name and not the whole "library.table" string

This is how it works with "library/table". If you double-click on "library" the word "library" will be highlighted. But if you are using "library.table" and double-click on "library" it will highlight the entire string. It's cumbersome and inconsi...
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS check for updates when not fully connected to the Internet

In the absence of a full Internet connection, e.g. inside the corporate network, the ACS option to check for updates displays a message that no update is available, even though the update is actually available. The user may be misled because he or...
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Add printing paper size - US Standard Fanfold in Win10 ACS 5250 print session

Out clients need to print paper size - US Standard Fanfold in operation. But this size option is missing in Windows 10 ACS 5250 print session. We have done lots of testing based on IBM supporting team, found out our driver has no issue with all ot...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration