2.10 Transfer Files

You use the FTP file client or InfoConnect File Transfer to transfer files to or from hosts.

2.10.1 Transfer Files with the FTP Client

You can transfer files in the FTP Client with a simple drag and drop operation. You can drag individual files, multiple files, and entire folders.

To transfer files with FTP Client

  1. Connect to an FTP site.

  2. Specify a transfer method (Tools > Transfer Method).

  3. Set the preference for handling existing files. (Tools > If File Exists).

    NOTE:Additional file transfer settings are available from the Site > Properties dialog box. You can use these site-specific properties to configure file transfer.

  4. Browse to locate the files or folders you want to transfer and the destination location.

  5. Select the files or folders you want to transfer and drag them from the source location to your desired destination.


For additional information about...

Transfer Files between Two Remote Sites

How to use the FTP Client to drag files between two remote sites

FTP Client Troubleshooting

How to troubleshoot problems such as site-to-site transfer, client connections, and file transfer problems.

Using the FTP Command Window

FTP and SFTP command syntax.

Resume an Incomplete Server File Download

How to resume an incomplete download of a server file to your PC

Options for Automating FTP Client Transfers

Information about using FTP client scripts and the FTP Client Automation API.

Set the Transfer File Type (Transfer Method)

Set the file type (ASCII, binary, Tenex, or Smart) for transfers

Connecting to an FTP or SFTP Server

Connecting to a site, preserving a connection to a server, and making secure FTP client connections

FTP Scripting

FTP client scripting and script file format

Command Reference

FTP and SFTP commands

2.10.2 Transfer Files with InfoConnect

You can use InfoConnect to transfer files to or from UTS, T27, IBM, Unix, OpenVMS, and other types of hosts.


For additional information about...

UTS File Transfer

Performing file transfers to or from UTS hosts

Configure File Transfer Settings (UTS)

Changing default UTS file transfer settings or specifying options for communicating with the OS 2200 Editor

Mainframe Transfer Methods

Specifying how files are converted (for example, Binary or ASCII).

Send Files to a Mainframe

How to send files to an IBM mainframe

Configure File Transfer in 3270, 5250, or VT Sessions

How to configure file transfer for 3270, 5250 and VT terminal sessions

T27 File Transfer

Performing file transfers to or from T27 hosts