I've written similar processes in RPG where it call QCMDEXC to retrieve information to build the FTP input file of commands, then submit the FTP CLP job to do the overrides, etc.
Jon A. Erickson
Sr. Programmer Analyst
1516 NW Thurman St
Portland, OR 97209-2517
From: Patrick Townsend [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2001 1:43 PM
Subject: Re: CL variables in FTP commands
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.
IBM AS/400 communications, FTP automation, and eCommerce
software and consulting services.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ray, Adam" <email@example.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
> 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
> Adam Ray
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