Batch FTP commands

When using the STRTCPFTP command in a CL program, use the source type CLP, not CLLE if you want it to compile. We're on V4R4 and even if the command is allowed in batch, it won't compile. This was not in the documentation -- nor on the IBM Web site -- so it was quite frustrating to figure it out. It would have saved me a couple hours if I'd known.

    PGM        PARM(&FNAME)                                    
    DCL        VAR(&FNAME) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(10)                 
    CLRPFM     FILE(MXPGM/QCLLESRC) MBR(MX0512F)               
    CALL       PGM(MX0513C) PARM(&FNAME)                       
    STRTCPFTP  RMTSYS('xxx.xxx.xxx.xx')                        

This was first published in May 2001

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