It might be easiest to convert the file to FB with LRECL=32756 prior to the FTP. A simple REXX program could be...
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant topic offers from TechTarget and its partners. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Contact TechTarget at 275 Grove Street, Newton, MA.
used. For example:
/* REXX */ "ALLOC FI(VBIN) DA('my.file.VB') SHR REUSE" "ALLOC FI(FBOUT) DA('my.file.FB') SHR REUSE" "EXECIO * DISKR VBIN (FINIS" queue '' "EXECIO * DISKW FBOUT (FINIS" "FREE FI(VBIN)" "FREE FI(FBOUT)" Exit 0
If you run this in batch you can allocate the files in JCL and don't need the ALLOC / FREE in the program.
Dig Deeper on IBM system z and mainframe systems
Related Q&A from Robert Crawford
For better mainframe capacity planning, how do I convert CPU hours to MIPS? And is there a way to calculate the relationship between MIPS and MSUs?continue reading
I have two years of experience in mainframe technology, currently working as a mainframe developer. I want to change to Java technology.continue reading
I want to replicate DB2 from the mainframe to an AIX box since it's cheaper and the copy can be used for testing. Is this possible?continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.