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Chapter 16. Archives and Compression

Chapter 16. Archives and Compression

Working with a large number of related files can sometimes be cumbersome and time-consuming. Archive files help reduce the complexity of file manipulation. By grouping related files together into a single archive file, moving and transferring that one file has the effect of moving or transferring all of the individual files. The individual files are extracted when desired.

Users familiar with iSeries save files will find similarities in the way other archive files are used to back up, move, or transfer groups of files. The iSeries save file is an archive file.


  

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