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.
The use of PC5250 and Data Transfer in IBM i Access for Windows requires an IBM i Access Family (5770-XW1) license. Follow these links for more information on these components:
IBM i Access for Windows 7.1 is the most current version available. It will not be refreshed for IBM i release 7.2. IBM i Access for Windows 7.1 will connect to any supported IBM i release.