When you have a regularly automated FTP process, the last thing you want do is to manually check the transmission...
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to make sure your file was sent successfully.
In your FTP process you have declared the OUTPUT to be redirected to a file. You can then scan that file for a "SUCCESSFULL" transmission code (226). If this code is found you can continue on with processing. If the code is not found in the file, we send a automated page to our programming team to inform them of the failed FTP.
Declare OUTFILE in FTP process:
OVRDBF FILE (OUTPUT) TOFILE (LIB/FILE) MBR(MEMBER)
Check for good transmission in separate CL:
DCLF FILE(LIB/FILE) RCDFMT(QTXTSRC)ALWVARLEN(*NO)
EXEC (GOTO CMDLBL(SENDMSG))
/*Check for EOF */
IF COND(%SST(&SRCDTA 1 3) *EQ '226') THEN(GOTO CMDLBL (DELETE))
ELSE CMD(GOTO CMDLBL(READ))
DELETE: DLTDLO DLO(file) FLR(FOLDER) /* Delete Data files */
GOTO GOTO CMDLBL (END)
SENDMSG: SNDPGRMSG TOPGR(BAT) MSG('Please Log a Priority 2 +
Call to BAT_DTSOC. FTP Failed!')