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Transfer Dialog Box

Getting there

The options are:

Local

 

File names

Type the path and filename of the file you want to transfer. Separate multiple filenames with commas. Standard PC wildcard characters are supported.

 

Local Folders

Browse for the folder containing the file or files you want to transfer.

Transfer

 

Transfer

Click a transfer button to move the file(s) in the indicated direction.

 

Transfer method

Select how data conversion should be handled. The options available depend on the file transfer protocol. For additional information, see AS/400 Transfer Method Options and Mainframe Transfer Method Options.

If file exists

Select what to do when the transferred file already exists in the target location.

Record format

Select the record format to use for transfers to the host:

Select

To

Fixed

Force the host to create fixed-length records.

Undefined

Force the host to create files without a specific record format (this value is only relevant for TSO systems).

Variable

Force the host to create variable-length records and preserve the format of a binary file.

Default

Let the host determine the record format.

 

Settings

Click the Settings button, and configure the file transfer settings.

 

Transfer Request

Choose one of the following:

 

 

Select

To

 

 

Open

Load transfer settings that you have saved to a transfer request file.

 

 

Save

Save your current transfer configuration to a transfer request file

Host

 

File names

Type or select one or more host files for the transfer. Separate multiple filenames with commas.

 

Show Host Files

Click to display host files in a tree view. The display you see depends on the protocol you have selected. Reflection displays only those files that can be transferred using the currently selected transfer protocol.

In 5250 sessions, when you click Show Host Files you are prompted for user name and password, unless you have configured these values from the AS/400 tab of the Transfer Settings dialog box.

Show Host Files is not available if you are transferring to and from a CICS host.

 

Refresh

Click to refresh the file list. This button appears in place of the Show host files button after you have displayed the host files.

 

Add Library

Click to view an additional library (you will need to provide the library name). This button appears only if you are connected to an AS/400 host, and you have displayed the host files.

 

Level

Click to view an additional dataset level. This button appears only if you are connected to a TSO host and you have displayed the host files.

Related Topics

AS/400 Transfer

Mainframe File Transfer

Transfer Dialog Box (VT)

Transferring Files with FTP