Knowledge Base

Home > Problems > System i


Article 2567

System i

The System i (formerly known as iSeries, AS/400, and Application System/400) is a computer platform produced by IBM. System i uses two different name formats [1]. By default format 0 is enabled. If the client sends a CWD command starting with a / the server automatically switches to format 1 (IFS). To switch back to format 0 the SITE NAMEFMT 0 command must be sent.

To use the format 1 (IFS / Unix style):

If the server does not automatically switch to format 1 when it sees a Unix style path:


  1. Practical Programming for AS/400 FTP Automated Interfaces 
  2. List of iSeries (AS/400) FTP Tips and Techniques
  3. Regarding Targetting library-specific files on AS/400

as/400,iseries,system i,system i5