• Subject: Re: Attaching multiple AS/400's in the SAME Computer Room
  • From: DAsmussen <DAsmussen@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 21 Dec 1997 18:56:25 EST
  • Organization: AOL (http://www.aol.com)

Mark,

In a message dated 97-12-21 01:27:36 EST, you write:

> >The F keys should work just fine in Telnet, we use it all the time.  not
>  >only is FTP quicker, it is much simpler, there is no need to receive the
>  >network file on the target system, the file appears in the lib you
specify.
>  >Carl
>  
>   The major problem I've found w/ FTP is that the file must already have
>  been created on the target system is you want to keep is externally
>  described.  Is there an easy way around this problem?

I wouldn't consider it a problem, myself.  If you are interfacing to other
systems, _YOU_ should be the one controlling the data format.  A way around
would be to receive the file into a flat version on the /400, and perform a
CPYF from the received file to your target file with a FMTOPT(*NOCHK).

Regards,

Dean Asmussen
Enterprise Systems Consulting, Inc.
Fuquay-Varina, NC  USA
E-Mail:  DAsmussen@aol.com

"The saints are the sinners who keep on trying." -- Robert Louis Stevenson
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