Accessing IBM i Libraries and Files with FileZilla

Did you know you can FTP into the IBM i, look at the contents of a library and transfer files to and from it using FTP solutions like FileZilla?

When you configure an FTP connection to a machine, set the default remote directory to /QSYS.LIB. This will allow you to browse to all libraries.

If you want to access a specific library, add it into the path:   /QSYS.LIB/YOURLIB.LIB

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Then you’ll see the contents of the library, which you can download or upload files to:

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Need to upload or download a save file? Just drag it to or from the FTP utility to your PC!

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