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Open a Transfer Request File

When you open a transfer request file, you load the options previously saved to that file. To use saved transfer request files, first open the Transfer dialog box. You can load transfer requests from either the Single tab or the Batch tab.


In 5250 sessions, transfer request files use the extension .XTO; in 3270 sessions, transfer request files use the extension .MTO.

To open a transfer request file

  1. Open the Transfer dialog box. The steps depend on your user interface mode.

    User Interface Mode Steps
    The Reflection Ribbon On the Session tab, from the Transfer group, click File Transfer.
    Classic or Classic MDI On the Tools menu, choose Transfer File.
    The Reflection Browser On the Reflection menu, choose Tools and then File Transfer.
  2. From the Transfer dialog box (either tab), under Transfer request, click Open.

  3. Select the transfer request file you want to open.

  4. Click Open.

  5. To initiate a file transfer, do one of the following:

    • Click a Transfer button to move the file in the indicated direction.


    • Drag the source file, and then drop it on the desired destination file.

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