When using DIR from an FTP prompt, for files over 1Gb the file size is translated to Mb. Is there anywhere that...
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this translation is indicated? We are trying to FTP data from the AS/400 to an NT box and we want to use the file size in a progress bar and the above makes the figure inaccurate for files over 1Gb.
You have to get the list in Unix format. This can be done:
1. Using the chgftpa in the server side (will set default listing to Unix format for all incoming clients).
2. Using site command:
From AS/400 FTP client -- site listfmt 1 from other ftp clients -- quote site listfmt 1.
The Unix format displays size above 1 GB correctly.
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