• Subject: RE: AS400 & PC Folders
  • From: "McCallion, Martin" <MccalliM@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Nov 1999 16:56:38 -0000

Marv Noltze wrote:

> Can someone explain how the AS400 names folders created on a shared
> drive? We use Client Access operations navigator and have an AS400
> assigned drive. We then created a folder on it and created 
> documents in
> it, which we saved. I can find the documents on the AS400, but can not
> find the folder anywhere! Does the AS400 encrypt the name of 
> the folder? 
> What library do you find it? Our goal is to save PC documents 
> on the AS400
> so that they can be saved and restored from there. To do so however we
> need to know what the AS400 calls the folders. Any tips/advice on this
> sort of thing?  

Well, it depends on where you mapped your drive to: by which I mean, to
which file system did you map it?

If it was QDLS, for example, you should be able to find your folder
using WRKFLR.  If it was one of the other file systems in the IFS, you
should be able to track it down using WRKLNK (work with object links).
You won't find it in a library, though.

But you say you _can_ find the documents: doesn't that mean you know
where they are?

Confused,

Martin.

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