• Subject: Re: FTP
  • From: David Gibbs <david@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 01 Dec 1997 16:48:37 -0600

At 02:36 PM 12/1/97 -0600, mbuda wrote:
>     I need your expertise.
>     I need to transfer data between an AS/400 and a PC.  Some of the 
>     fields in the AS/400 file(s) are packed.  I am using FTP and 
>     unfortunately, I am not having any luck with the packed fields.
>     The data is transferring but it doesn't seem to be converting from 
>     EBCDIC to ASCII. I do have the type set to ASCII.

You'll have to create a new physical file and specify that the numeric
fields are zoned instead of packed.  

The only data translation that FTP does is EBCDIC to ASCII... you have to
take care of everything else.

david

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