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IBM i Access Family

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In Access Client Solutions "Run SQL Scripts" please make a shortcut for "Recent files" under "File"

Make it possible to access Recent files without using a lot of "Arrow down" on the keyboard or without using the mouse. Everyone trying to use shortcuts will enjoy it.
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Add date/timestamp to ACS Status History Log

I have spent several hours trying to cross reference ACS Status History Log entries to the QTVDEVICE joblog looking for meaningful connection failure information
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

ACS Automatic Copy function should not require the trim rectangle to remain

In ACS 1.1.9.3, turning on "Automatic Copy" from the Edit --> Preferences --> Edit --> Cut/Copy tab also forces "Trim Rectangle remains after edit function" in the Trim tab to be turned on. I submitted a support case and I was told this i...
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

ACS - IFS upload option to specify Unicode (UTF8)

I noticed when using ACS Integrated File System, text files always get uploaded with CCSID 437, even when Unicode BOM is present. it would be useful if the file was created with 1208 in the IFS, either by automatically or selecting the CCSID.
8 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Add number of upload/download threads for "Work with IFS" action.

when uploading or downloading files using the IFS "action". When I choose any number of files the program will try and upload/download all the files at one time. this can/has caused issues on the PC. Please add an option, to limit the number of co...
11 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

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...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

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 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

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.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered