• Subject: [Fwd: ftp]
  • From: CHRISTINA GONZALEZ <cgonzalez@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Dec 97 09:22:31 -0500
  • Organization: MIT Lincoln Fiscal Office

Hi,
Sorry, I messed up the syntax.

To put a file on a PC from the AS400, it's
PUT [library name]/[filename].[member name] [pathname on PC]

to retrieve a file from a PC to the AS400, it's

GET [pathname on PC] [library name]/[filename].[member name]
Sorry for the confusion.  I was going too quick before I took my son to
school.

Chris Gonzalez


  • Subject: Re: ftp
  • From: CHRISTINA GONZALEZ <cgonzalez@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Dec 1997 09:15:57 -0500
  • Organization: MIT Lincoln Fiscal Office
The syntax that I've always used is:

GET [library name]/[filename].[member name]

eg:    GET BOOTH/QDDSSRC.ARFILE

If you are transferring to another system, say a PC, then you would complete the
sentence with the pathname in the syntax of the target system.  For instance, to
transfer a file to your PC from the AS400 you would say:

GET [library name]/[filename].[member name] [pathname on PC in DOS syntax].

This has always worked for me.  I hope it helps.

Chris Gonzalez



Pete Hall wrote:

> At 11:18 AM 12/20/97 -0500, you wrote:
> >FTP is easy?  darn.  So I decided to try.  All that my FTP program shows
> >me is root ("/") on the AS/400.  How would I find a library named QGPL or
> >a file in my library, like "BOOTH/QRPGSRC" or a member like
> >"BOOTH/QDDSSRC/ARFILE"
>
> Booth,
>
> Is this command line FTP? To retrieve the member, you would execute:
>
> cd BOOTH
> get QDDSSRC.ARFILE
>
> hth
> Pete
>
> Pete Hall
> peteh@inwave.com
> http://www.inwave.com/~peteh/
>
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