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failure on the back translate address request?

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The Question is:

My OS is Open VMS 7.1-1H2.
I recently put an HP ProCurve 2626 Switch into my network. Since then the Alpha
 console gives me a Network Login failure:"failure on the back translate
 address request" - when I try to import some information from another server.
 This process has worked f
or years.
Is there a setting I can change on the Alpha to accomodate the

The Answer is :

  Please see the discussion of the BCKTRNSFAIL back-translation errors
  in the OpenVMS FAQ.  The specific FAQ section of interest is:
    What does "failure on back translate address request" mean?
  Please also upgrade from this version of OpenVMS Alpha to a more
  recent version, preferably to a more recent and supported version.

answer written or last revised on ( 17-DEC-2003 )

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