I'm not sure how "layer of complication" is defined but I know that all of
that conversion and file promotion can be done within one CL program, even
have it automated without human intervention. I call that a clean job!

Dare

----- Original Message -----
From: "rich herdman" <rherdman@columbus.rr.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 9:59 AM
Subject: Re: Accessing a Novell server via QNTC from the AS/400


> Using FTP may be our eventual result, but we'd like to use CPYTOIMPF it
> at all possible.  We could use CPYTOIMPF to do our conversions, store
> our result in a temp file, and then FTP the temp file, but that adds a
layer
> of complication to something we'd prefer to keep as simple as possible.
>
> Regarding the earlier question, I am under the impression that Novell 5
has added
> SMB support (I'm getting confirmation of that).  My whole question does
depend on that,
> of course.
>
>
> On Mon, 31 Dec 2001 09:13:22 -0500, Dare wrote:
>
> >Couldn't you have written an ftp script to move those files or I my
missing
> >some details in your question.
> >
> >Dare
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "rich herdman" <rherdman@columbus.rr.com>
> >To: "midrange-l" <midrange-l@midrange.com>
> >Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 8:31 AM
> >Subject: Accessing a Novell server via QNTC from the AS/400
> >
> >
> >> Good morning -
> >>
> >> I have been reading with interest the messages regarding the use of
QNTC
> >and
> >> I have a question.
> >>
> >> We use Novell 5.0 as our primary network operating system, using
Windows
> >NT
> >> only when forced to.  Every day, we download 50+ AS/400 files to the
IFS
> >using
> >> CPYTOIMPF, where PC jobs import them and do various things.  To be able
> >> to see those files, the PC's have a drive mapped to the IFS and they
read
> >the
> >> data from the IFS drive directly.  Some of these jobs are DOS-based
> >(within
> >> Windows, of course) and we are plagued with nagging connectivity issues
> >> between the jobs in the DOS Windows and the IFS drive (these are a
> >reflection
> >> of the DOS/Windows PC's themselves, not the Netserver interface).
> >>
> >> Anyways, I would like to be able to, using the CPYTOIMPF command in a
CL
> >program,
> >> send those files to the Novell server using QNTC.  The Novell server is
> >available on
> >> Windows PC's using the regular Windows networking (I do not have to
load
> >IPX or
> >> a Novell Client or anything), so THEORETICALLY I could access my Novell
> >server.
> >> Which, of course, I have been able to do thus far.  I did make sure my
> >AS/400
> >> user/password matched up with my Novell user/password, but no luck yet.
> >>
> >> Anyone have any experience with this or have any suggestions?  Getting
rid
> >of
> >> the DOS/Windows programs in NOT an option.
> >>
> >> Thanks.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Rich Herdman
> >> Abbott Foods
> >> Columbus, OH
> >> email: rherdman@abbottfoods.com
> >>
> >>
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