At 07:21 PM 5/29/1998 -0500, you wrote:
>I found a command in NEWS/400, don't recall if it was on the web site or if
>I took it off of their CD, called SNDTCPF. (Thank you, Julian Monypenny!) 
>It does some error handling.  Of course, this command handles a send, but I
>think there must have been a companion command which does a get.  Either
>way, you could modify this, or steal the error handling code for your own
>It basically does a FNDSTRM over your output member, looking for the string
>'Transfer complete', and checks the RTNRCD variable for = 0.  If it's 0,
>then it does a SNDPGMMSG indicating that the file wasn't sent (in your
>case, received).     

Do you mean FNDSTRPDM? Or is this another NEWS400 utility? I'd like to know

>Hope this helps,
>Kathleen Kostuck
>pager (414) 402-0820       fax (414) 495-4986
>AS400 Solutions
>Secretary - Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professionals Association   
>> From: Eric <Eric@norcov.com>
>> To: 'midrange-l@midrange.com'
>> Subject: FTP Error Checking
>> Date: Friday, May 29, 1998 2:44 PM
>> I just completed a CL that will GET a file from a Unix system and
>> it to the AS/400.  It works well but I don't see how to go about
>> for error messages.  It doesn't seem that I can use the conventional
>> command in the CL (can I?).  Is there a way other than having to sift 
>> through the output file looking for 4XX and 5XX error codes?
>> Any assistance is appreciated.  Thanks in advance.
>> Eric Kempter
>> Director of MIS
>> Commair Mechanical Services

In the Unix world, a program called grep is used to test whether a certain
string is contained in a file, in this case, the output file. I've always
read through the output, but I like what Kathleen suggests, maybe modifying
it to be a program or module that can test for the string you want in
whatever file.


Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55401-2499
(612) 371-1111 x480

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