• Subject: RE: Transferring files from NT to System/36
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Patrick,

Yes I'm interested.  Anything to get me out of a hole...

Thanks

Keith.

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From:   owner-midrange-l@midrange.com [SMTP:owner-midrange-l@midrange.com]
Sent:   09 November 1999 17:11
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Subject:        Re: Transferring files from NT to System/36


Hmmm. Have you considered using FTS between the AS/400 and S/36? This is
an SNA-based file transfer utility that is supported on both the AS/400
and S/36. I think I might have some old CL lying around that shows you
how to call it on the AS/400. If you are interested send me private
email and I'll see if I can find it.

Patrick

keith.nolan@dubport.ccs.ie wrote:
> 
> Patrick,
> 
> The system we use is using OS/400.  This is the operating system used by the 
>machine.  But once this operating system has IPL'd then we start a 36 machine 
>(M36 Object) on this system which we have configured so that it takes control 
>of about 90% of our devices, so as far as the majority of our users are 
>concerned they are still using SSP and the older S/36.  They work into the 
>S/36 and never see the OS/400 which is behind it.  The problem is that it is 
>the system/36 that I want to transfer the files to so that some of our older 
>applications can use the data in these files.  Does that make it any clearer??
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Keith.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From:   owner-midrange-l@midrange.com [SMTP:owner-midrange-l@midrange.com]
> Sent:   08 November 1999 19:37
> To:     MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:        Re: Transferring files from NT to System/36
> 
> Keith,
> 
> I'm a little confused about your environment. Are you using the S/36
> operating system (SSP) on the Advanced 436 or are you using OS/400? The
> last time I touched a S/36 (a *really* long time ago) it did not have
> FTP support. But if you are running OS/400 with the System/36
> environment then you have FTP.
> 
> If you have OS/400 with FTP support you can automate the transfers from
> the NT to the AS/400 with our FTP Manager product
> (http://www.patownsend.com/FTPManager.htm). Or you can write your own
> interface to FTP using CL and some scripting files. There is an example
> of how to do this on the News/400 web site and some other folks will
> probably point you to some examples.
> 
> hth,
> Patrick
> 
> keith.nolan@dubport.ccs.ie wrote:
> >
> > Help
> >
> > I've had a few replies to my Query But I don't Have a definitive answer 
>could someone please Help me with this one it has me pulling my hair out.  The 
>original Query is below.  If anyone thinks I should use FTP on the AS400 to 
>take the files down please show me an example of the script I could use.....
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Keith
> >
> > ***********
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a real poser of a question here that has me stumped...  We run an 
>AS/400 (Advanced series 436) here and have running a system/36 as a sub system 
>of our main system.  We use client access to access information on our AS/400 
>as well as a 5250 emulation software package.  As we are in the process of 
>converting our existing applications, which are all in house applications over 
>to the AS/400 environment, most of our users are signing onto our system/36.  
>At the moment we receive flat ASCII files on a daily basis through an x400 
>connection onto an NT Server.  The query that I have is how do I  automate the 
>process of transferring the files from the Server to our System/36 on the 
>AS/400 so that they can be used by the existing applications which were coded 
>in RPG 2.  I would be very grateful if somebody could help me out on this one. 
> The answer is probably staring me in the face but I have come to a dead end.
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Keith.
> >
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