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File transfer Alpha VMS to NT software

By daigle_le ·
Do you know of a VMS compatable software that can lock a file while it's being "put" in a NT directory? FTP bombs when end users at remote locations open their files before the automated download is complete causing me to have to monitor an automated system.

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by pVp In reply to File transfer Alpha VMS t ...

The locking at the NT end is NT's problem. I'm surprised that the ftp server (client in PASV mode?) isn't locking the file for exclusive write.

I'd think a different ftp on the NT end is needed.

Alternatively, you might try sending the file with a randomly-generated garbage name, then renaming it when you're done. The users won't see the file they want until it's complete.

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