The Question is:
I am running openvms 7.2-1 on an alpha ds20e.
I am currently running tcpip v5.0a eco3. My
problem is when I try to enable smtp through
tcpip$config, I get the message "group number
3655 already exists - tcpip requires a
unique group number." 3655 does already
exist as the tcpip group number from the
original installation of tcpip. How can I
enable smtp with the current 3655 group
The Answer is :
It would appear that you have encountered a UIC group collision,
though details on how this has arisen are entirely unclear.
The most obvious and brute-force solution: Remove the existing
product version, manually remove any old UCX or TCPIP usernames
that might remain in SYSUAF, and then re-install and reconfigure.
(The version V5.0A is old and no longer supported -- V5.3 is the
current release as of this writing, with a subsequent release in
testing. Please also ensure you have the current ECO installed
for whatever version is in use, as well)
The OpenVMS Wizard will assume you are aware that your OpenVMS
Alpha version is also down-revision.