Depends on the source of the port. Ping was probably not ported from Unix where Telnet was? Just a guess. Christopher Bipes Information Services Director CrossCheck, Inc. -----Original Message----- From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Lim Hock-Chai Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2006 11:11 AM To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion Subject: RE: able to TELNET not able to socket connect thru program Ping from iseries gives you a different result. Ping 010.010.011.001 Verifying connection to host system 010.010.011.001. Seems like ping in iseries does not treat leading 0 number as octal. But it will treat it as octal when uses telnet.
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