At 08:57 AM 11/12/97 -0500, you wrote:
>I have two AS/400 systems that need to do file transfer 2 or 3 times a
>night.  I have a LINE/CTL/APPCDEV defined on each system.  I can
>passthru and do file transfer fine.
>My problem occurs when the called number is busy.
>A batch job varies on the line, then uses DDM to transfer records from
>the file.  QSYSOPR gets a message controller not contacted, and my batch
>job hangs.  I can't monitor for the message in my CLP until someone
>answers the message in QSYSOPR.
>I've had some success with reply list entries, but I would like to know
>if there is a better way.

That's one of the problems I see with DDM transfer—it's a one-time deal.
So, although it's potentially a bit slower, maybe try SNDNETF. With this,
if the connection fails, you get retries on the DSTQ.


Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 371-1111 x480

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