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by davidnicol
2008-04-26 10:04
Forum: FileZilla Server Support
Topic: Using FileZilla with a mainframe under z/OS
Replies: 16
Views: 16416

Re: Using FileZilla with a mainframe under z/OS

The traditional Unix command line FTP client accepts configuration in a file ${HOME}/.netrc which includes per-site sections. The sections include authentication information and macro definitions. The macro name "init" is reserved, and when defined, that macro runs on establishing connecti...
by davidnicol
2008-04-26 00:14
Forum: FileZilla Server Support
Topic: Using FileZilla with a mainframe under z/OS
Replies: 16
Views: 16416

Re: Using FileZilla with a mainframe under z/OS

You know how when you're reading a stream of aligned data, you read some of it into a buffer, then look at the buffer, and have to keep track of the extra bits of buffer? with a record-oriented read, you don't have to do that; and with variable-length records, you don't have to muck with escaping li...
by davidnicol
2008-04-25 19:23
Forum: FileZilla Server Support
Topic: Using FileZilla with a mainframe under z/OS
Replies: 16
Views: 16416

Re: Using FileZilla with a mainframe under z/OS

Thanks! Limiting control connections to one did the trick. To save the Lusers I am supporting from having to key in the site commands all the time (or paste them in -- i think they might be sophisticated enough to save those crazy mainframe heiroglyphics into a text file instead of hunt-and-pecking ...
by davidnicol
2008-04-24 17:20
Forum: FileZilla Server Support
Topic: Using FileZilla with a mainframe under z/OS
Replies: 16
Views: 16416

Re: Using FileZilla with a mainframe under z/OS

I have seen successful execution of a SITE command against MVS, with the specifics having to do with changing the record width, succeed, using the "enter custom command" feature. But the problem seems to be, when a transfer is attempted after this, a new control connection is created for t...