If you can get a valid URL to address the device from your iSeries Java application you should be able to read data using either sockets or URL connections using the standard Java sockets classes in the JDK. Then you can use the Java toolkit classes to write to a physical file using JDBC or the record IO classes.
MORE INFORMATION ON THIS TOPIC
Ask your Web development questions--or help out your peers by answering them--in our live discussion forums.
The Best Web Links: tips, tutorials and more.
Check out this live Q&A with Dave Slater and Jim Mason, How to best get started with WebSphere Development Tools.
Dig deeper on TCP-IP
Related Q&A from Jim Mason
Java to Excel with the AS400 may be attractive, but if you have complex VBA macros in Excel, the JDBCODBC bridge will not work well for you. A better...continue reading
There are a couple of options for accessing AS/400 data, from the old way using Client Access ODBC drivers, to Java, to a new application from Groovy.continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.