At 06:39 AM 5/14/98 , Redmond, Simon wrote:
>Wonder if anyone can help.... I'm ftp'ing a physical file of data from
>an AS400 to a UNIX box running AIX.
>I've noticed that some of the characters are being converted during the
>ftp process, is there an FTP command to translate character correctly?

How are they being converted?  What were they on the 400 and what are they
on the AIX system?

Any chance the 400 file has packed data in it?  FTP doesn't know anything
about the database, so packed data will be not be translated properly.

david


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