• Subject: Re: Transferring files from NT to System/36
  • From: Patrick Townsend <townsend@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 09 Nov 1999 14:54:56 -0800
  • Organization: Patrick Townsend & Associates, Inc.

Keith,

Darn, I couldn't find the programs we used to do this. But I did find
some excellent examples in the AS/400 ICF manual (SC41-5442-00). Check
out Appendix E for a description of FTS and several examples on how to
use it.

Patrick

keith.nolan@dubport.ccs.ie wrote:
> 
> Patrick,
> 
> Yes I'm interested.  Anything to get me out of a hole...
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Keith.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From:   owner-midrange-l@midrange.com [SMTP:owner-midrange-l@midrange.com]
> Sent:   09 November 1999 17:11
> To:     MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> 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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