Adam, FTP input in batch mode is normally done by overriding a file for input. We support substitution in our product. If you are writing your own you could probably do the same with a little creative coding. Patrick --- IBM AS/400 communications, FTP automation, and eCommerce software and consulting services. http://www.patownsend.com ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ray, Adam" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com> Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2001 12:55 PM Subject: CL variables in FTP commands > Good afternoon everyone. > I was wondering if it is possible to use CL variables in a batch FTP > session. I need to transfer a file from our AS/400 to one of our NT servers > without any user intervention. The file to be put on the server is to be > named using the files last change date. So the PUT command would look > something like this > put mylib/myfile.mymbr mmddyyyy.raw > > I know I can get the files change date using the CL command RTVOBJD, > something like this: > RTVOBJD OBJ(MYLIB/MYFILE) OBJTYPE(*FILE) CHGDATE(&CHGDATE) > And I know the FTP commands would be contained in a source physical file. > > So can I use the CL variable &CHGDATE in the PUT command contained in the > PF? My guess is it would look like this: > put mylib/myfile.mymbr &CHGDATE.raw > > Can you do that? If not, is there another way to do this? Any input is > appreciated. > > > Adam Ray > Applications Programmer > Family Health Partners > Voice: 816-855-1822 > Fax: 816-855-1890 > Cell: 913-221-8685 > Email: email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> > > +--- | 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: email@example.com +---
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