Controlling the Location of Files

When using SourceConnect to access source files on a mainframe, there will be files you want SourceConnect to read from and write to on the mainframe, but also files that you want to keep locally. SourceConnect uses mechanisms to enable you to control which files are based on the mainframe and which are workstation based.

When you edit your configuration to specify the mainframe files you want to be able to use, one of the entries you add is extensions. A file on the workstation with an extension specified in an extensions entry will be accessible on the mainframe as appropriate.

To decide whether or not a file is to be accessible on the mainframe: