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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 12, 2018

ACS /PLUGIN=cldownload

I user ACS "acslaunch_win-64.exe /PLUGIN=cldownload /clientfile=XXXX.CSV"

CSV format is fixed to UTF8

I want to select something other UTF-8 as in the file details of data transfer . Shift_JIS , windows-31j ..etc

Use Case:

file transfer FROM IBMi .


STRPCCMD PCCMD(acslaunch_win-64.exe /plugin=cldownlod)

Since the file to use is a temporary file, specify the host file as a variable.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jan 4, 2019

    There are a couple ways to accomplish what you want:
    1. You can specify the options you want from the GUI and save the data transfer request. Then you can run that request from the command line as frequently as needed. For example, if I saved my download request at C:\tmp4\qcustcdt.dtfx, then I can rerun it using:
    Start_Programs\Windows_x86-64\acslaunch_win-64.exe C:\tmp4\qcustcdt.dtfx
    If you do this, you will want to select the Properties button from the GUI. On the Start-up tab, check both boxes "Run transfer request automatically" and "Close on completion". Then select the Display tab, and uncheck "Display transfer completion message". Save the request. This will allow the above command to run from the command line without interaction from the user.
    2. The other option you have is to continue to use cldownload and modify the file after the download using the Windows subsystem for Linux on Windows 10. Here's an example:
    wsl iconv -f UTF8 -t windows-31j YourFile.csv > YourFile31j.csv