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The Navigator for i component of IBM Access Client Solutions (ACS) allows you to browse through the Integrated File System (IFS) of the IBM i. You can display/edit files in the IFS. When you select an individual file in the IFS, there is an option to download the file. If the file is a text file (.txt or .log), after you download, the file is not converted to ASCII.
When a vendor asks for a large amount of log files to be submitted to trouble-shoot an error, it would be nice to highlight the files and choose download.
I understand there is a way on the IBM i to convert the file to ASCII ahead of time. As an alternative, if the ability to convert to ASCII was added to Navigator for i, then the download option in the IFS would make sense.
Navigator for i / .xml data translation from EBCDIC to ASCII. Download file from IFS to PC
We have a procedure setup in System i Navigator - Client Access for Windows, that generates several Data files / .xml documents in the IFS on our iSeries. We then take those documents and download them to a Windows workstation. During the download...
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