We have had issues with FTP servers other than the AS/400.  Unfounded
as the implied criticism is, I am trying to find a solution that lets me send 
and
receive delimited files between my AS/400 and my Novell server without
using FTP.  Sigh.


On Mon, 31 Dec 2001 10:05:33 -0500, Dare wrote:

>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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