The Question is:
We are currently running Pathworks for OpenVMS (Netware) V1.0 on our Alpha
4000. Obviously, our network is Netware and we require a netware volume to
reside on our 4000. It's to allow users to send mail messages via Groupwise
through a "Gateway" (PC
running Pathworks Client V6) to our Help Desk System (Oracle database) which
resides on the Alpha 4000.
I wanted to reconfigure Pathworks on the 4000 for Ethernet II because our LAN
Manager wanted all configurations to use this frame type, as opposed to 802.2
or 802.3. However, the only option for frame types that I have in the
configuration of Pathworks
for OpenVMS (Netware) is a frame type called Ethernet II (DIX). When I
choose this frame type, Pathworks will not come up. The error message is...
NPSD: ConfigureLan: adapter type ETHERNET_II function failed.
If I put it back to 802.2 (SAP) frame type, Pathworks will come up fine.
Now since I know the Pathworks for Netware software is no longer supported, I
can't hope that the solution resides in upgrading the server software. What
are my options if we want to remain using Netware. Ideas? Suggestions how I
can get around this
TCPWare was already reconfigured to use Ethernet II and all worked well.
The Answer is :
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