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Add db2 direct connect (db2 CLI) to be part of ACS app package for windows

application access for MS PowerBI would benefit from db2 cli direct connect. Faster performance and less data transfer off of ibm i system.
15 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Extend RunSqlScript functionality

With ACS, when running SQL scripts and extracting a file in XLSX format, it would be very useful if the system could save the SQL statement used (in a different sheet).
16 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

add support for windows server core to IBM i Access Client Soluitions windows package (driver)

current situtation (working): windows server 2016 core with SQL Server and IBM i Access Client Solutions Windows drivernew situation (not working): windows server 2022 core with SQL Server but IBM i Access Client Solutions Windows driver can not b...
19 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 0 Submitted

iACS: Rewrite the documentation for IBM i Access Client Solutions

There is much that is missing from this documentation. Including, but not limited to: How to limit users access to some of the functions by using server configuration such as "Function Usage" available in IBM Navigator for i. Sure there are ways o...
24 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

SSL/TLS Secure connection indicator for other apps in ACS

The 5250 Emulator shows the SSL/TLS Connection and cert information, it would be nice to have the same type of indicator for the other ACS apps. Run SQL Scripts, Printer Output, etc.. Just an added warm and fuzzy to see and ensure the connection i...
25 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Save Results Sets to the IFS

Enable the 'Save Results' feature of Run SQL Scripts to save the output to the IFS of the connected server. This enables data extracted to be kept on the originating server e.g. for data security purposes and for environments where users are not a...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

ACS Emulation screenshot in HTML

For documentations we would like to have screenshots from 5250 emulation in HTML format. Please add a button "Export screen into HTML"
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS with GraalVM

ACS is a java program, that benefits from all what Java is good for, however also have two downsides: The statup time is slow The memory consumption is high. The memory consumption is an real issue when using ACS in Citrix environments. So the ide...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions TN5250 emulator: Four sessions in a 2x2 grid like the old IBM 3290 display (1982)

A user on IBM i OSS asked if it was possible to have four sessions to tab between in the IBM i Access Client Solutions 5250 emulator in a 2x2 grid to make it easier to do terminal work.It's true that it's easier to work in green-screen land with f...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

In ACS on the command line when you run a transfer from IBM i to excel without a dtfx you can not specify the locale values such as date format or decimal point

Anybody using ACS and doing batch transfer of data. This is a basic setting in countries outside US and it is blocking larger adoption of this functionality.
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration