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RE: iSeries Operations Console



fixed

The guy at IBM that handles many Ops Console calls is just awesome at fixing whatever problem you may have. He has saved me twice so far!

Scott Lindstrom

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jim Oberholtzer
Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2013 11:42 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: iSeries Operations Console

You can always call IBM, that's what you pay SWMA for, that said, if you
have the Operations Console code loaded on you PC, and a physical
connection to the LAN console port then you should be able to use the
icon to create a connection. That dialog is reasonably simple although I
can understand some confusion the first time through.

Pete's note are very good to describe what's going on.

Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects

On 4/2/13 11:35 AM, John McKee wrote:
From my pc, as well as LAN console, I can ping the address 10.50.1.12
on Configure Service Tools LAN Adapter.

I'm still confused. Boss suggests calling IBM. That seems like a
waste of time - unless something on the computer is broken. Which
doesn't appear to be the case.

John McKee

On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 10:29 AM, Pete Massiello - ML
<pmassiello-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
The LAN Console is established in SST/DST, and not using Devices in IBM i. Therefore, you need to go into SST and configure the console. The address that you configure is the TCP/IP address for the LAN Console Ethernet port on your PowerSystems machine. If this is running, you should be able to ping this from the PC you are connecting from. Is the PC directly connected to this port or goes through a switch, you should still be able to ping it.

The address below of .120 is your PC, and the .12 is the adapter on your Powersystems that you are using for LAN Console.

Pete

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Pete Massiello
iTech Solutions
http://www.itechsol.com
http://www.iInTheCloud.com




-----Original Message-----
From:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John McKee
Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2013 11:23 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: iSeries Operations Console

I think I found it. I am looking at a screen titled Configure Service Tools LAN Adapter

Internet address is 10.50.1.12

WShich confuses me, as pc has IP of 10.50.1.120

Subnet mask on the display is 255.255.255.0

John McKee

On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 10:10 AM, Jack Kingsley<iseriesflorida@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
In SST.


On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 11:08 AM, John McKee<jmmckee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

From the pc that >has< functioned as the console, I can ping the i.
Can also ping the pc from the i. Can also ping the console pc from
my pc.

System value QCONSOLE is DSP04. That device is VARY ON PENDING.

Where is lan console IP address stored?

John McKee

On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 9:53 AM, Jack Kingsley
<iseriesflorida@xxxxxxxxx>
wrote:
Can you ping the adapter IP address that you have set for lan console.



On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 10:47 AM, John McKee
<jmmckee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

Boss gave me screen shots and instructions for getting the console
started. It won't work. Hasn't for a couple of weeks.

Click on "connect" and nothing seems to happen.

Simple question to start:

What is device that is used? Makes me think something is varied off.

John McKee
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