• Subject: RE: CL variables in FTP commands
  • From: "Carl Galgano" <cgalgano@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2001 06:28:15 -0500
  • Importance: Normal

I'll volunteer to post the code on our web site.
cjg


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-----Original Message-----
From: owner-midrange-l@midrange.com
[mailto:owner-midrange-l@midrange.com]On Behalf Of Finucci Domenico
Sent: Friday, January 26, 2001 7:53 AM
To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
Subject: R: CL variables in FTP commands


I'm interested too !
Sincerely.
Domenico Finucci
Fiditalia , Milano, 02- 4301-2494


-----Messaggio originale-----
Da: Simone Pacciarini [mailto:spacciarini@yahoo.com]
Inviato: venerd́ 26 gennaio 2001 12.34
A: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
Oggetto: Re: CL variables in FTP commands


I would be very interested.

Simone



--- Phil Groschwitz <sublime78ska@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Yes, I'd be very interested.
>
> Phil
> --- Scott Klement <klemscot@klements.com> wrote:
> >
> > Normally input to a batch FTP session is done by
> > overriding the input to
> > a file.  Since a file is not a CL program, you
> can't
> > use CL variables in
> > them.
> >
> > I think the normal way of writing this would be to
> > have a RPG (or some
> > other HLL) create the file with the input commands
> > immediately prior to
> > running the script.  so:
> >
> >    1) You'd use RTVOBJD or equivalent to get the
> > change date.
> >    2) You'd create your FTP input file, writing
> the
> > contents of the
> >           date into the appropriate place in the
> > file.
> >    3) You'd OVRDBF FILE(INPUT) to the newly
> created
> > file.
> >    4) run FTP
> >    5) analyze the output from the FTP program,
> > looking for errors.
> >
> > Personally, I don't like this method because of
> step
> > 5, above.  Trying to
> > figure out if an error occurred, if the
> transmission
> > was successful, etc
> > is a nightmare!
> >
> > I've been working on an FTP service program
> (written
> > in RPG IV) which
> > just uses sockets to do FTP directly, rather than
> > going through IBM's
> > FTP client.
> >
> > If people on the list are interested, maybe I'll
> > turn this service program
> > into an open source project, and others can help
> > with it, use it, etc...
> > Anyone interested?
> >
> >
> > On Thu, 25 Jan 2001, Ray, Adam wrote:
> >
> > > 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: aray@fhp.org <mailto:aray@fhp.org>
> > >
> > >
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