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IBM i Access - Web

IBM i Access for Web offers browser-based access to IBM i. IBM i Access for Web enables end users to leverage business information, applications, and resources across an enterprise by extending the IBM i resources to the client desktop or a mobile device through a web browser.

IBM i Access for Web...

  • is system based; there is no code running on the desktop or mobile device.
  • is implemented using Java Servlet technology.
  • uses industry standard protocols - HTTP, HTTPS and HTML.
  • is lightweight, requiring only a browser.
  • runs batch commands, provides access to database, integrated file system, printers, printer output, and messages, and a 5250 interface.

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A mobile solution for accessing IBM i is available. Powered by IBM i Access for Web (5770XH2), you can access IBM i resources from any mobile device that supports a browser. Features include the ability to:

  • view CPU utilization, page faults, disk utilization, disk pool usage, jobs, and operator messages on a dashboard
  • view and manage jobs, messages, output queues, files, printers
  • view PTFs and PTF Groups
  • view, add, insert and update database records
  • build, run, save SQL statements with an SQL wizard
  • start one or more 5250 emulation sessions with the ability to reconnect even after a device power down
  • extract data from a variety of IBM i resources into a table using optional column selection
  • distribute and manage files to other users from a common download location

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Document information

More support for: Power Systems

Version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): IBM i

Reference #: T1026808

Modified date: 27 March 2018

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