nfname

CFTSEND, SEND

[NFNAME = { filename | *filename }]     {string 512}

PeSIT

Name of the physical file at the receiver partner site.

If the file name is preceded by an asterisk *, the receiver can choose to keep the current transmitted name (in open mode) or rename the file. The file name can be created from symbolic variables, or on z/OS systems correspond to the name of a file with versions.

The file is transferred providing the following conditions are met:

  • The receiver partner authorizes the sender site (requester or server) to set the physical name of the file to be received (this name is defined from parameter settings such as FNAME=&NFNAME)
  • The file designated by NFNAME exists

CFTRECV, RECV

[NFNAME = { filename }]     {string 512}

PeSIT

Name of the physical file at the sender partner site.

The file name can be created from symbolic variables, or on z/OS systems correspond to the name of a file with versions.

The file is transferred providing the following conditions are met:

  • The sender partner authorizes the receiver site (requester or server) to set the physical name of the file to be sent (this name is defined from parameter settings such as FNAME=&NFNAME)
  • On z/OS system, the version number of the GDG file corresponds to the version number of the receiver file + 1

Use symbolic variables with NFNAME                

The following variables may be used to form the NFNAME character string:

  • &FDATE, &FTIME, &FYEAR, &FMONTH, &FDAY
  • &SPART, &RPART, &PART, &NPART, &GROUP
  • &SUSER, &RUSER
  • &SAPPL, &RAPPL
  • &IDF, &PARM, &IDA
  • &NIDF
  • &BDATE, &BTIME, &BYEAR, &BMONTH, &BDAY

The ‘&’ character here replaces the char_symb character specific to each operating system (refer to the Transfer CFT Operations Guide corresponding to your OS).

 

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