Way back we had some issues with CCSID of 65535, unpredictable results could occur.
65535 is the system default, IBM support suggested changing to 37.
We changed system default to 37, and all are PF to 37.


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From: MIDRANGE-L <midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of Jay Vaughn
Sent: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 1:12 PM
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Subject: sftp from IBMi to remote server

so we have an in-house sftp engine that uses PASE the source file is on the IBMi as a flat text file - one long field (12000) ccsid 65535 for every outbound sftp we export file to IFS first using cpytoimpf (ends up wit ccsid as 1252)

for most vendors this works fine and they recieve the file as expected.

we have come across a vendor that wants it in EBCDIC (or so they say) and they have a process on their end to convert from EBCDIC to ASCII.

sooo, is there a way to sftp a file in "EBCIDIC" format?

how is that achieved? Showing my ignorance here I know, but trying to understand.


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