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.
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This was first published in November 2002