Receiving Files from the Host System

To transfer a file from the host system to your workstation:
  1. Sign on to the host system.
  2. Click Receive File from Host from the Actions menu. (You can also select the Receive button from the tool bar.)

    The Receive File from Host window opens.

  3. To use a list file, click Open List. Select the list to be used for transfer. See Creating List Files for details of how to create list files.

    If you do not want to use a list file, proceed to the next step.

  4. Type the name of the Host File to be received. You can also specify the host file name as follows:
    • Using the Clipboard button

      If you have copied one or more host file names to the clipboard, you can click the Clipboard button and paste the names into the transfer list. Select one or more of the pasted file names to be transferred and click OK.

    • Using the Browse button

      For MVS/TSO, you can click Browse to view the datasets and members (3270 only). Select one or more of the files to receive, then click OK to add the files to the transfer list.

    If a template is provided for the file type you are transferring, the PC file name and transfer type appear automatically.

  5. Type the PC File Name or click Browse button to select a location for the file.
  6. Select the Transfer Type.
  7. Click Receive.

    The receive status appears in the Receive a File Status window.