Administrative configuration commands

The topics in this section describe how to use command line operations to administer Transfer CFT configuration options, and is comprised of the following:

Command Description
CFTACCNT Recording mode for statistical data
CFTCAT Catalog attributes
CFTCOM Communication media
CFTLOG Transfer log files
CFTNET Network resources
CFTPARM General parameters definition
CFTPROT Transfer protocol

What is a service file medium

Transfer CFT medium refers to any data support or local communication means used by Transfer CFT. A distinction is made between the media:

  • Accessed by the Transfer CFT
  • Accessed by the Transfer CFT utility
  • Used by the interactive functions
  • Used by the programming interface

Definitions

The following terms are used in this section:

  • PHYSICAL FILE which describes the name and physical location of a file type medium
  • If the file name begins with a reserved character, designated by char-file - see the Transfer CFTOperations Guide corresponding to your OS, this is a logical name interpreted by Transfer CFT
  • CFTIN and CFTOUT for standard task input/output
  • TCP synchronous medium to designate a communication channel

The Transfer CFT medium names can be set up for the:

  • Programming interface (catalog name, communication medium name with the Transfer CFT): by the OPEN and COM services
  • Transfer CFT: CFTPARM, CFTCOM, CFTCAT, CFTLOG, CFTACCNT objects (the name of the Parameter file cannot be changed)
  • Transfer CFT utility: CONFIG command
  • Interactive functions: the customization function is used to set the names of the Parameter, Partner, Catalog and Log files, and the Transfer CFT communication medium

Transfer CFT media files

You cannot change the name of the parameter file. It constitutes the Transfer CFT anchor point containing all the data defined by the parameter setting, and in particular the names of the other files and media. However, you can establish a correspondence between this logical name and a physical name in the flow of CFT activation commands.

The names of the other Transfer CFT media are defined by parameter setting, although Transfer CFT has default values.

Transfer CFT media by type of object and parameter

Object Parameter File type described

CFTCAT 

FNAME 

Catalog file 

CFTCOM 

FNAME 

Communication medium 

CFTLOG 

FNAME
AFNAME 

Log files 

CFTACCNT 

FNAME
AFNAME 

Statistics files 

CFTPARM 

PARTFNAM 

Partner file 

CFTXLATE 

FNAME 

File containing the description of a translation table 

CFTDEST 

FNAME 

File containing a list of partners 

CFTAUTH 

FNAME 

File containing a list of authorized or prohibited IDFs 

CFTPARM 

EXEC ... 

End-of-transfer procedures 

CFTLOG 

EXEC 

Log switching procedure 

CFTACCNT 

EXEC 

Statistics file switching procedure 

Depending on the system, Transfer CFT supports the following communication media:

  • Direct organization file (relative)
  • TCP synchronous medium

For a communication medium based on TCP/IP:

  • Host name
  • Configuration file name

Refer to the Transfer CFTOperations Guide corresponding to your OS.

CFTUTIL media utility

Use the CFTUTIL utility command CONFIG to set the names of the media it accesses, as presented in the table:

CONFIG command

TYPE parameter

File type described

PARM 

Parameter file 

PART 

Partner file 

CAT 

Catalog file 

COM 

Communication medium 

INPUT 

Input data medium 

OUTPUT 

Output data medium 

By default, in the absence of the CONFIG command, the media accessed by the utility are defined in the Transfer CFTOperations Guide corresponding to your OS.

Depending on the operating system, the media names may be physical files or logical files. Refer to the Transfer CFTOperations Guide corresponding to your OS.

Depending on the system, the Transfer CFT utility supports the following communication media:

  • Direct organization file (relative)
  • TCP synchronous medium

For a communication medium based on TCP/IP:

  • Host name
  • Configuration file name

Programming interface media

The programming interface provides the following services:

  • Access to the transfer catalog
  • Dispatch of commands to CFT

The tables below list the media names by service for the COBOL and C language applications.

Media names by service in COBOL language interface

Service Command Parameter File type described

CFTI 

OPEN 

D-CAT 

Catalog file 

CFTU 

COM 

D-COM 

CFT communication medium 

Media names by service in C language interface

Service Command Parameter File type described

cftai 

OPEN 

cat 

Catalog file 

cftaix 

OPEN 

cat 

Catalog file 

cftau 

COM 

param 

Transfer CFT communication medium 

The default names of the media accessed by the programming interface, CATALOG file and COMMUNICATION medium, are defined in the Transfer CFTOperations Guide corresponding to your OS.

Depending on the system, the programming interface supports the following communication media:

  • Direct organization file
  • TCP synchronous medium

And in the case of a communication medium based on TCP/IP

  • Host name
  • Configuration file name

Refer to the Transfer CFTOperations Guide corresponding to your OS.

Interactive function media

The interactive function media are defined by the customization function of this component. The table below indicates, for each field, the file type described:

Field File type described

Parm 

Parameter file 

Part 

Partner file 

Cat 

Catalog files 

Log1 

Log files 

Log2 

 

Com 

Communication medium 

If this function is not activated, the media accessed are those defined at the time the product is installed.

Depending on the system, the interactive functions support the following communication media:

  • Direct organization file
  • TCP synchronous medium

For a communication medium based on TCP/IP:

  • Host name
  • Configuration file name

Refer to the Transfer CFTOperations Guide corresponding to your OS.

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