Operating system command in file adaptor

Hi,
I am doing file to Idoc scenario, can i use the Operating system command in file adaptor to compress the file at FTP server and decompress the file at IE. I don’t know is it possible and if yes then how or is there any other way to handle the big files as the network speed is very low.
Any clues!!!!!!!!!!!
Thanks in advance
Regards
Swatantra

Have a look into these threads - they seem to have the solution u need (i havnt tried it though)
Unzip file using operating system command in file/ftp receiver adapter
How to zip and unzip xml files dynamically by XI

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