• Subject: RE: CA Connection from NT Server
  • From: Scott Mildenberger <Smildenber@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 14:13:08 -0700

Kathleen/Rob,

Another option is to map a network drive on the NT server to the IFS of the
400 and then have a program on the 400 periodically watch this directory for
files and then process them accordingly.

Scott Mildenberger

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rob@dekko.com [mailto:rob@dekko.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 19, 2001 10:27 AM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: CA Connection from NT Server
> 
> 
> 
> We currently use the method you employ.  And yes, we are 
> uploading data
> into BPCS.  Not on my project list right now, but one thing under
> consideration might be to stop using Client Access.  Load up 
> FTP server on
> the PC.  Have the 400 do a GET to retrieve the file to the 
> 400.  You'll
> lose the cool things that CA does, like parsing and mapping.  
> But you can
> probably whip up a program on the 400 to do that.
> 
> Another option.  Again involves loading FTP server on the PC. 
>  Then use FTP
> on the 400 to execute a command on the 400 to start up CA on 
> the PC.  We
> used to start up ancient versions of CA with batch files and 
> piping from
> the autoexec.  Haven't played with this with the new versions 
> of CA or CA
> express.  Perhaps it is possible.  But then I have this pet conspiracy
> theory that the government tried to reduce unemployment by breaking
> anything that was streamlined, automatic or ran in batch.  
> Instead hoping
> you'd hire more people to work around the clock to click on icons.
> (Getting ready for the weekend.)
> 
> Rob Berendt
> 
> ==================
> Remember the Cole!
> 
> 
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> 
> Hi All,
> 
> I've been asked to post this question to the list;
> 
> How would you initiate a Client Access connection from an NT server to
> an AS/400, from the AS/400? Both machines are on the same network.
> 
> An operator is currently doing this manually from the NT server
> workstation. They would like to trigger this from the AS/400 
> startup job
> instead.
> 
> The connection allows an upload from the data collection software
> dcCollect (iwork) to BPCS on the AS/400.
> 
> TIA,
> Kathleen Kostuck
> kkostuck@execpc.com
> (414) 402-0820
> 
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