Send zip file via email

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i have a physical file it contain lot of data,now my requirement is convert  this data into .zip file and after ziping that file  send send to client email -id how to do this?

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ASKED: April 13, 2011  10:28 AM
UPDATED: April 16, 2011  1:04 AM

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If you have WINZIP / WINRAR installed on your machine ….

RIGHT CLICK > ADD TO ZIP (or Archive)

rename the file if required if not the file will the called the same but with a .zip.

Then all you will need to do is attach the .zip into the email and send it.

Be warned that most mail systems have restrictions on size etc and also some restrict what can be sent. if the file .zip) is below 1Mb you should be OK – up to 10Mb you will probably get through. Above this you might get blocked or denied.

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  • DanTheDane
    Since this is an 'AS400'-thread, I assume your task is to move a file from one AS400 to another AS400 by sending it as an attachment to an email. If this is the case, you may use ZipSeries, which is a free product (ie no license fees). Look at www.zipseries.com. DanF
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  • madhuchowdary
    any as400 commands is there to send .zip file as400 system to client email id give me examples.pls
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  • madhuchowdary
    in as400 what command i use to send zip file,means in my as400 system have zip file then i want to send this zip file to client email id which command is better to use pls give examples how to use that command
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  • TomLiotta
    Is your system already configured to send e-mail to internet addresses? If it isn't configured for SMTP e-mail, then there is no command that you can use. Does your system have Java installed? Does it have QShell or PASE installed? If it doesn't have those, there is no command that can create a .ZIP file. If your system is configured to send SMTP e-mail, then you can probably use the command that you usually use for e-mail. It might be the SNDDST command; but we have no way to know if your system can use it -- it can be difficult to get SNDDST to handle attachments such as .ZIP files. Or it might be a different command if you have an unknown e-mail application that we don't know about installed. With Java and either QShell or PASE, you can use the Java jar utility to create .ZIP files. Tom
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