How to upload (savf) file from PC to AS400 without using FTP

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Hi, I have already the savf in my pc and i need to transfer it to as400. what will i need to do? anyone that can help me. Thank you in advance.

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My first question would be why not use ftp, but if you don’t want to use ftp you can try Operations Navigator.
Open Navigator go to File Systems/Integrated Files, also open Windows explorer and copy and paste from Windows directory into System Navigator

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  • CharlieBrowne
    Why can you not use FTP?
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  • Mariodlg
    Have you tried iSeries Navigator ?
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  • HMSSL2K
    Create a directory on the system then copy/paste from desktop to a DIR
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  • TomLiotta
    FTP is most common. You can also use CPYFRMSTMF to copy from a streamfile into a savefile if you can access any share from the PC. The share can be either on a Windows/Linux server that your AS/400 can access or from your AS/400 out to the network. I haven't tried the iSeries Navigator suggestion, but it seems reasonable that it provides a method. Tom
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  • pdraebel
    FTP seems the easiest to me. Create a save file first on iSeries. On PC: FTP iSeries Logon Change to Binary format PUT
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  • Splat
    Navigator has file size limits (I found this out trying to copy a cumulative PTF download) so, depending on the save file size, it may not be an option.
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  • TomLiotta
    Navigator has file size limits... I don't know if a limit is in iNav itself or if it's from Maximum file size that can be read or written using the iSeries™ Access File Server, which is 4GB at V5R4. I don't see a figure for i 6.1 yet. Tom
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  • slack400
    I like using Ops Nav for this stuff, but submitting the FTP commands are quick and easy. Just remember to type BIN before you issue the FTP send command.
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  • jinteik
    actually to be ftp is the best and easy way to just send files to the as400..
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  • Tomenio
    [...] 10. Check out some of the community’s suggestions for uploading savf file from PC to AS/400 without using FTP. [...]
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