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Send Data to an AS/400

Note: If the transfer is one you'll be performing regularly, you can save your transfer settings in a transfer request file.

To send data to an AS/400

  1. Start Reflection and log on to the host computer as usual.
  2. Open the Transfer dialog box as follows:

    If you are using this "look and feel"

    Do this

    The Reflection button

    The Reflection Ribbon

    On the Session tab, from the Transfer group, click File Transfer.

    The Reflection button

    The Reflection Browser

    On the Reflection menu, choose Tools and then File Transfer.

  3. Click the Settings button, and configure the file transfer settings.
  4. From the AS/400, Options, and Translation tabs, specify the way you want Reflection to handle AS/400 transfers.
  5. Click OK.
  6. From the Transfer dialog box, under Local, do one of the following:
    • Browse under Local folders, and then select one or more files from the list.


    • Type the path and filename into the File names box.
  7. Under Host specify which host file should receive the data using one of the following techniques:
    • Click Show Host Files and browse to select a host file.


    • Type the file information using this syntax: LIBRARY/FILE(MEMBER).

      Note: If Reflection is configured to use a character set that is not supported by your host, you cannot display host files using the Show host files button.

  8. To initiate a file transfer, do one of the following:
    • Click a Transfer button to move the file in the indicated direction.


    • Drag the source file, and then drop it on the desired destination file.

Related Topics

Drag-and-Drop Options for Sending to an AS/400

AS/400 Field Description Files

Transfer Dialog Box

Transfer Settings Dialog Box

Receive Data from an AS/400

AS/400 Transfer