End of Support
Effective April 30, 2019, IBM® will withdraw support for 5770-XE1 IBM i Access for Windows™ 7.1. IBM i Access for Windows 7.1. was delivered with IBM i 7.3, 7.2, and 7.1. Extended support will not be available.
Replacement product is IBM i Access Client Solutions (5733-XJ1). Refer to IBM i Access Client Solutions for more information.
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.
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.
The replacement product is IBM i Access Client Solutions, which includes 5250 emulation, data transfer, printer output, console support, and more.
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.
Supports remote IBM i SQL access and other database functions.
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07 February 2020