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Test a File Transfer Template

You can access the Test Template dialog box from the New Transfer Template dialog box, or from the Templates tab of the Transfer Settings dialog box (with a template selected).

To test a file transfer template

  1. Connect and log on to the mainframe.

  2. Open the Transfer Settings Dialog Box. The steps depend on your user interface mode.

    User Interface Mode Steps
    Ribbon On the Session ribbon, from the Transfer group, click the Transfer Settings launcher:
    Classic or Classic MDI On the Tools menu, choose Transfer File. Then, in the Transfer dialog box, click the Settings button.
    Reflection Browser On the Reflection menu, choose Tools and then File Transfer. In the Transfer dialog box, click the Settings button.
  3. On the Protocol tab, select Mainframe and then select the Templates tab.

  4. Select Activate Transfer Templates.

  5. From the Templates list, select a template.

  6. Click the Test button.

  7. Type either a PC filename or a host filename to test.

  8. Click one of the directional Test buttons to see how the filename will be affected by the transfer.

  9. (Optional) To test your filename against all of the templates for a given host type, select Test all templates, select a host type, and then click one of the Test buttons.

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