10/15/08 How to access IFS objects on a remote system.

To access the IFS on a remote system, type the following on a command line: WRKLNK/qfilesvr.400/(system name). For instance, if you are on system "ABC02" and want to access the IFS on system "ABC01", the command would be: WRKLNK/qfilesvr.400/ABC01.
The resulting screen shows the entire IFS file system on system ABC01. From here, you can do anything in the IFS that you can do if you were locally connected to ABC01 (including creating IFS objects, removing IFS objects, etc.).

Next week’s tip will show you how to quickly see what remote systems you can access from a local system, and even how to access a system that you can’t see.

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