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FTAM (FTAM-3 binary) Network File Transfers?

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The Question is:

How can we send BINARY files via FTAM over X.25?
We use command:
$copy /log /app=ftam 'localfile' alias"user passwd account"::'rfile'
, but file gets transferred as ASCII.
We can not find anywhere in DECnet/OSI FTAM documentation  - how to "say" that
 file need to be transfer as binary (as FTAM-3 document type).

The Answer is :

  FTAM on OpenVMS transfers files based on the RMS file attributes.
  Typically, FTAM-3 file transfers are assumed necessary when the file
  attributes appear sufficiently similar to an executable file or to
  a BACKUP saveset.
  There exists an appendix in the documentation which describes which
  attributes cause which FTAM file type to be used.

answer written or last revised on ( 12-JUN-2001 )

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