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IBM i Access - Windows


IBM i Access

 

 

IBM i Access for Windows delivers TCP/IP connectivity to users running a variety of Microsoft® Windows® operating systems. IBM i Access for Windows offers an all-inclusive client solution for accessing and using resources from your Windows desktop. It includes 5250 emulation, access to DB2 Universal Database® (UDB) for IBM i through its Data Transfer, and utilizes IBM i NetServer for working with the IBM i Integrated File System and printers. It also has a variety of middleware for using and developing client applications to access IBM i resources; and Navigator for i, the i5/OS GUI, for administering your IBM i.

Planning

IBM i Access for Windows will not be refreshed for IBM i release 7.2 or beyond. IBM i Access for Windows 7.1 is the most current version available.

IBM does not plan to support IBM i Access for Windows on operating systems beyond Windows 8.1. For additional information see supported Windows operating systems and End-of-Service plans.

The replacement product is IBM i Access Client Solutions, which includes 5250 emulation, data transfer, printer output, console support, and more.

Service Packs

Programmer's Toolkit

 

 

Functions

ODBC driver

The IBM i Access ODBC driver provides SQL access to IBM i database files, using standard ODBC interfaces.

.NET Data Provider

The IBM DB2 for i .NET provider (named IBM.Data.DB2.iSeries) allows Windows applications to use the Microsoft .NET Framework to access DB2 for i databases.

OLE DB support

Supports record-level access and SQL access to IBM® i database files.

XDA

Supports remote IBM i SQL access and other database functions.

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Document information

More support for: Power Systems

Component: --

Version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): IBM i

Reference #: T1026807

Modified date: 14 November 2018


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