• Permissions error trying to access the IFS

    This worked for years now suddenly doesn't. I'm reading a folder on the IFS via a UNC path (\\ibmserverifs\folder) from a .NET application. Now I get a permission denied error. The Windows server user that is being used is Network Service. This is the normal user to use for file IO ops. What user...

    JohnS115 pointsBadges:
  • Problem in updating a IFS file content..

    Hi , i have a text file in IFS which have some data. Now after reading i want to replace all occurance of xyz with abc and update the ifs file .Everything is working fine except updation . The problem is with pointer setting , everytime the data is appended in file rather than replacing ..I am...

    munduuu420 pointsBadges:
  • AS/400 PF to IFS with CCSID 935

    I have a file on the as/400 which contains mixed language data.  Some fields are coded as 'O' to accomodate DBCS Chinese Characters.  This all works fine.  If I pull the data up in Excel using the iseries add in, it comes up great.  I need to take this file and place it on an IFS to be...

    GirlScout10 pointsBadges:
  • AUTL security over IFS objects conundrum

    We are still running V5r4, and I'm currently wrestling with securing objects in /Root of the IFS. Objects are required to be read only in normal circumstances. an application allows a user to copy the object (document) and removes the readonly attribute from the object using CHMOD called from...

    Yorkshireman5,520 pointsBadges:
  • FTP a file from the IFS

    I have a .CSV file on the IFS that I want to FTP out to another server(not ours).  I am running the STRTCPFTP command from a clp program.  Input file is overridden to a text file in the same library.  I try to Put /home/folder/filename.csv Their server replys with: File name format not valid. ...

    NickHutcheson11,380 pointsBadges:
  • Major performance issue with Windows 7, Office 2007 and documents in the IFS

    I'm stumped... Anybody else having (or had) major performance issues with Windows 7, Office 2007 and documents in the IFS of a System i? If you've been able to resolve the problem, please share with me. I do not have this problem with XP or Windows 2000 PCs. I even have an XP PC with Office 2007...

    Hannonj40 pointsBadges:
  • IFS & PDFs

    Hi Guys, I have a whole lot of pdf files stored on the IFS. These are historical data. I wish to display tags for these documents as a subfile on green screen (emulation).  And when the user selects one of these, I need to display the pdf document on the PC (obviously using Adobe). Can someone...

    tjgm88980 pointsBadges:
  • Algorithm for parsing a RTF file ? anyone? ?

    I need to extract the user entered text from RTF files held within the IFS. Microsoft have a quaint 'specification' which incorporates several 'standards' for the syntax of control words. Does anyone have any RTF reading code that will run on an IBM i? - doesn't need to produce a print, or do...

    Yorkshireman5,520 pointsBadges:
  • IFS/Folder size

    I would like to know how to find the the size of individual IFS link and also Folder.  Is there any tool or script for that ?

    ISeriesCOE25 pointsBadges:
  • iSeries IFS on MAC client

    We a transitioning to a MAC client environment and need to map our IFS Folders to the MAC. However we can only see 32 files/folders at any given time. As one is deleted on the IFS another is shown on the MAC. Always 32. Cannot see any settings on Netserver that would cause this limitation. Any...

    Mplates15 pointsBadges:
  • Mount_IFS — Does anyone know of this utility?

    We recently heard reference to a MOUNTIFS command or utility.  Does anyone use this command or know where we can find more info? Our goal is to create linkage between the IBM i and a Wintel server to transfer spool files converted to PDF on the IBM i.  Customers can then view their files via a...

    WoodEngineer6,045 pointsBadges:
  • CPYTOIMPF – PC .TXT file displaying as ‘garbage’

    Hi, We are using a simple CPYTOIMPF command to move a Physical file to the IFS in a .TXT format. CPYTOIMPF FROMFILE(S4CMREP) TOSTMF(&TOIMPTF) + MBROPT(*REPLACE) RCDDLM(*CRLF) + STRDLM(*NONE) FLDDLM(*TAB) Where &TOIMPTF is a IFS Folder & file name. This was working correctly until we recently...

    SallyMackay15 pointsBadges:
  • PGP Encryption on iSeries

    I need to be able to take a file sitting on my IFS and PGP encrypt it before sending it out to my partner. Is this capability native? Do i need to purchase a third party package?

    Bigdog5510 pointsBadges:
  • Retrieve the file names in IFS folder to a physical file

    I got one scenario, in that I need to retrieve the file names including the Dates from IFS folder to a Physical File. From that PF, I need to delete the files older than 15 days. Is there any way to do that? Thanks Saravanan

    Dsaran2007150 pointsBadges:
  • FTP from QTXTSRC

    How do you data in a QTXTSRC member on the IFS in order to FTP it from a dos prompt or in a CLP?  I created a stream file but I am receiving "File not found" when I run the get command. 

    Seeker115 pointsBadges:
  • Updating an IFS member in iSeries with RPGLE

    Can an IFS member be updated thru an RPGLE program in the iseries?

    aderene180 pointsBadges:
  • I need IFS How to use, for Dummys

    I would like to save a PDF object to the IFS.  I am looking for basic information on "how to" get things to, and from, the IFS.  Is there a good website for this?  Or can someone give me some basic code to send a pDF object to a directory?  Right now, I am just playing around with cmds in a CL...

    Dobie80 pointsBadges:
  • CL to change object owner of files in IFS whose directory name changes monthly

    We have a vendor software package the creates a new directory each month in the IFS - ie /photos/201001 for January 2010.  Documents are stored in the directory for a given month and are owned by the user who created them.  We would like to write a cl that can be run monthly to change the object...

    Itspecial5 pointsBadges:
  • Moving a PDF file from the IFS directory to a Windows server

    We are converting a spool file into a PDF report and storing it in the IFS directory. We are trying to MOV or CPY from the IFS directory (/POREPORTS/') to the windows server. ('/QNTC/SKYWALKER/POARCHIVE')  I get the following error: The CCSID of the target file could not be set to match the...

    trishahles10 pointsBadges:
  • Cannot rename file or folder in the IFS

    Hi all I have a very odd problem with an XP laptop and our System i (9406-520 V5R4). Users (limited or admin) that are configured on this PC are unable to rename files or folders in the IFS of our System i. HOWEVER the user can create and delete files and folders in the IFS. And they have...

    Hannonj40 pointsBadges:

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