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September 16, 2009 | Vol 8 Issue 18

 

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Feature Article - Programming
 
Retrieving the Directory Contents of an FTP Server from Within RPG

Create an RPG program to retrieve a list of existing files on an FTP server.

tom_snyderWritten by Tom Snyder

In a previous article, I discussed how to upload a file to an FTP server and how to automate the process using RPG in a manner that would allow your program to evolve to easily support future modifications and server additions and changes. In this article, I'll discuss how you can retrieve information from an FTP server and use that information to download files.


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Feature Article - Programming
 
The API Corner: Validating Inquiry Message Responses

Learn how to write a reply-handling exit program.

bruce_viningWritten by Bruce Vining

This is the second in a series of articles related to detecting when an inquiry message has been sent on your system and then making processing decisions based on the inquiry message. The underlying technology being used is known as the reply-handling exit program and has been available since V5R2.


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MC Press Feature Articles
 

Don't miss these upcoming feature articles:


  • MC TNT - September 18 - TechTip: Join the IBM i Revolution!
  • MC Systems Insight, September 21 - Technology Focus: Knowing the Score with Testing Software
  • MC Application Designer, September 23 - Free-Format: Using C Functions in RPG IV
  • MC TNT, September 25 - The CL Corner: Controlling the CL Testing Environment

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