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I'm transmitting a huge file (nearly 500MB) from Mainframes to Windows. Is it possible to compress the data and transmit?. If so, do I need to have any special software installed at mainframes and windows?

asked Aug 05 '10 at 07:20

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edited Sep 21 '11 at 17:14

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If using sftpg3 clients you only need to specify to use compression in the command line (+C) option. This will enable compression for that specific SSH connection.

Tectia client and server already include built-in zlib libraries so you don't need additional software to perform compression.

Note that the data will be compressed before transit and automatically uncompressed after the transfer is complete.


answered Aug 19 '10 at 11:24

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