Support for OS/VS COBOL, VS COBOL II, COBOL for OS/390 & VM and Enterprise COBOL for z/OS


Postby itamar rocha » Mon May 12, 2014 10:15 pm


Is there anyway to download the sysout to my desktop?

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Postby BillyBoyo » Mon May 12, 2014 10:40 pm

Get it into a dataset, download the dataset.
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Postby enrico-sorichetti » Tue May 13, 2014 12:01 am

all depends on Your site standards, ask Your support they know

if You have a FTP client on Your workstation ( and Your organization practices allow it)
You can use something along the lines of

Connected to
220-FTPD1 IBM FTP CS V1Rxx at xxxxxxxx.xxxxxxxx.xxxx, 18:23:25 on 2014-05-12.
220 Connection will close if idle for more than 5 minutes.
Name ( xxuser
331 Send password please.
230 XXUSER is logged on.  Working directory is "XXUSER.".
Remote system type is MVS.
ftp> quote site filetype=jes
200 SITE command was accepted
ftp> ls
229 Entering Extended Passive Mode (|||1027|)
125 List started OK
XXUSER1   JOB01087  OUTPUT    4 Spool Files                             
XXUSER1   JOB01088  OUTPUT    4 Spool Files                             
250 List completed successfully.
ftp> get job01087
local: job01087 remote: job01087
229 Entering Extended Passive Mode (|||1028|)
125 Sending all spool files for requested Jobid
  7343       40.28 KiB/s
250 Transfer completed successfully.
7343 bytes received in 00:00 (40.25 KiB/s)
ftp> quit
221 Quit command received. Goodbye.
When I tell somebody to RTFM or STFW I usually have the page open in another tab/window of my browser,
so that I am sure that the information requested can be reached with a very small effort
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