Users can access IBM i through any browser on a variety of desktop operating systems or even through mobile devices.
Written by Linda Hirsch and Jason Hansen
System i Access for Web is the Web-based solution that enables users to connect to their IBM i systems through their browsers. This option requires no additional software to be installed on the desktop other than the browser. It provides many features for browser users to work with IBM i resources: for example, the ability to upload PC data to DB2 for i, query and download database information, convert printer output to PDF format, and more. It also allows users to start 5250 sessions from which they can run host applications or IBM i commands.
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