• Subject: Re: FTP question
  • From: "Simon Coulter" <shc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Nov 00 11:21:07 +1100

h
Hello Albert,

You wrote:
>The remote site is not an AS/400, however the local site is an AS/400.
>
>There is a separate process (which I can't change) which puts the file on
>the server on a periodic basic. I want to make a copy of the file on the
>server, before it gets written over. I could use GET to pull the file down
>to the AS/400 and then use PUT to send it back with a new name but I wanted
>to avoid all that extra overhead if I could

The QUOTE RCMD syntax is supported by most (if not all) FTP servers.  The trick 
is in 
knowing the correct command to run at the target system.  On an AS/400 target 
that would 
be CPYF, on OS/2, Win-whatever, and DOS that would be copy, and on Unix 
variants that 
would be cp.

So some form of the following should work:

        QUOTE RCMD copy c:\dir1\dir2\file.exn d:\temp\newname.exn

        QUOTE RCMD cp /dir1/dir2/file /temp/newname

Regards,
Simon Coulter.


 FlyByNight Software         AS/400 Technical Specialists       
 Eclipse the competition - run your business on an IBM AS/400.  
                                                                
 Phone: +61 3 9419 0175      Mobile: +61 0411 091 400           
 Fax:   +61 3 9419 0175      mailto: shc@flybynight.com.au      
                                                                
 Windoze should not be open at Warp speed.                      

+---
| This is the Midrange System Mailing List!
| To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com.
| To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com.
| To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com.
| Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: david@midrange.com
+---

This thread ...


Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2019 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].