Vb file from UNIX to mainframe

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http://www.unix.com – Hi Everyone, Do I need to provide record length as Record length + 4 when I'm transferring a variable block files from unix to mainframe through ftp? For example, I have a file in unix (ebcidic converted) with maximum record length of 100. This works correctly, quote site rec=vb lr=104 blocksi=1040 Below working incorrectly, last 4 bytes of the first lines are coming in the first 4 bytes of second line and it's continuing in that way. quote site rec=vb lr=100 blocksi=1040 So do we need to add 4 bytes in record length (which mainframe will use for adding some con (HowTos)