IBM i - Run ACS System debugger directly from VSCode
This extension lets you use VSCode as the project explorer and lets you start the IBM i system debugger directly from your project.
With IBM i Access Client solution (ACS) and this extension, gives you a perfect integration between VSCode and IBM i. VSCode comes with loads of features like git and replace in files etc. - now with this extension it is all integrated.
You need to install IBM i Access Client solution (ACS) on your win/mac/linux and the Java environment to run it - but you probably already have that up and running. After you have installed this extension, then click on setting and fill in the required parameters in your workspace:
The ACS jar file
Find the location of the the acsbundle.jar . Normally it is found in the user folder "ibmiaccess" so the complete path will then be:
The IBM i host
This is the network name or TCP/IP address of you IBM i, defined in the host list in ACS. Separarte the names of hosts by a comma:
And you can even have different hosts in either the workspace ( project specific) or defined by user ( user / global).