FTP on the mainframe roundup

Managing data in various programs and across various platforms can get a little hairy when you're working on the mainframe. We put together this little FTP roundup to help you manage some of those tough files.

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Managing data in various programs and across various platforms can get a little hairy when you're working on the mainframe. We put together this little FTP roundup to help you manage some of those tough files.


  FTP on the mainframe  

  • FTP a dataset from MVS to Linux
    CICS expert Robert Crawford offers some code to help with an MVS to Linux FTP.

  • Mainframe FTP - A simple check
    simple way to check code when doing an FTP in CICS.

  • Troubleshooting mainframe to Linux FTP
    Programming expert Mark Zelden offers some coding help to a user trying to FTP files from the mainframe to a Linux OS.

  • FTP and variable lengths Does FTP only works on character data for variable length files in the MVS mainframe world?

  • This was first published in March 2007

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