• Subject: Re: file encryption
  • From: Don <dr2@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 09:23:54 -0500 (EST)


Carl,

one of the things we've done is to copy a file to the IFS, then use any
one of SEVERAL CHEAP encryption(encluding PGP) for windows/DOS/eunochs and
then just attach it to a email... 

McAfee office tools suite which includes PGP...

Caveats:  make sure of the cssid you're using and best to make sure you
have only zoned and character data in the file...yeah, you can always FTP
BIN ....

Don in DC

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On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Carl Galgano wrote:

> Last week I posted inquiring as to the availability of PGP for the AS400.
> >From the responses I received, it appears that this is not there yet, so
> this is a follow up to that post.
> I have the need to FTP a file over the internet to a client.  The data is
> sensitive so they would like some sort of encryption.  I see 3 potential
> solutions.
> 
> 1.  Encrypt the file on the AS400 and send it using FTP.  I see that PKZIP
> for the AS400 supports encryption.
> 2.  Use something like SSL and transfer the unencrypted file over an SSL
> link.
> 3.  Use some sort of VPN connection and transfer the unencrypted file over
> the VPN connection.
> 
> On our side we will be sending directly from our AS400.  Right now the
> client has not determined if we will talk to his 400 directly or a PC based
> FTP server.  I am sure there are other ways to do this, so lets hear them.
> For the scenarios above, what is required on the 400.  The box I will be
> using is a model 170 at v4.4.  4.5 is sitting here in the box waiting for me
> to do the upgrade.
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> cjg
> 
> 
> Carl J. Galgano
> EDI Consulting Services, Inc.
> 550 Kennesaw Avenue, Suite 800
> Marietta, GA  30060
> (770) 422-2995 - voice
> (419) 730-8212 - fax
> mailto:cgalgano@ediconsulting.com
> http://www.ediconsulting.com
> AS400 EDI, Networking, E-Commerce and Communications Consulting and
> Implementation
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> 
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> 
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