• Subject: Re: QESTELE Data Area
  • From: cmassoglia@xxxxxxxxxxx (Charlie Massoglia)
  • Date: Thu, 7 Aug 1997 22:43:36 -0400 (EDT)

> I have just replaced the IBM 5853 on our ECS line with a Motorola UDS 
> V.3400.  Following the instructions of Dave M. and others on this list, I 
> loaded option set 9.  Then I tried to use it, via the SNDSRVRQS *TEST 
> command.  It doesn't work. :(
> 
> Via the front panel, I stored the IBM service phone number in the modem, 
> and requested that the modem dial that number.  It worked perfectly.  But, 
> when the AS/400 talks to it, it doesn't dial.  What does happen is this:
> 
> QESLINE, CTL and device vary on.  The entry in QESTELE is sent to the modem 
> (according to the system log), the TR and CS indicators go on.  That's it. 
> After cycling through the four numbers in QESTELE, the line, etc vary off, 
> and a message goes to the log, indicating:  
> 
> 
> 
>  Message ID . . . . . . :   CPA58DE       Severity . . . . . . . :   99    
> 
>  Message type . . . . . :   Inquiry                                        
> 
>  Date sent  . . . . . . :   08/07/97      Time sent  . . . . . . :   
> 14:29:23   
> 
> 
>  Message . . . . :   Call to controller QESCTL on line QESLINE failed. 
> Modem command not valid. (C R)                                             
> 
>  Cause . . . . . :   The modem received a command or command parameter 
> from the system that was not valid.  This could result from an error in 
> the connection number (CNNNBR parameter) in the controller description or 
> from a modem problem.                                                      
> 
>  Recovery  . . . :   Consult your modem documentation, and correct the 
> CNNNBR parameter in the controller description.  Verify the modem 
> operation and configuration.                                               
> 
> 
>    R -- Try again one more time.                                        
>  Technical description . . . . . . . . :   The error log identifier is  
>    X'80001E18'.                                                         
>      The error code is X'44001261':  V.25bis call failure.              
> 
> 
> 
> Naturally, I found out the hard way, that changing the CNNNBR parameter on
the 
> controller description has no effect.  The QESTELE data area had the
following 
> string:
> 
>                         SST9:18003270949
>
Change the QESTELE data area to 18003270949 and your problems go away.  Just
drop the SST9:
 
> I assumed that SST is the appropriate modem command for the IBM 5853 
> (similar the the ATDT in front of a dial command for Hayes compatible 
> async).  So, I changed the entry to 'CRN 9:18003270949', but this did not 
> work any better.  I have also tried variations of this, such as including 
> a 'T', 'W', and other appropriate characters.  So far, no luck. 
> 
> Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!
> 
> -- Carol
> 
> +=======================================================================+ 
> |    Carol Collins   Sr. Network Administrator                          | 
> |                    WASTREN  /  Holmes and Narver Services, Inc.       | 
> |                    2597 B-3/4 Road                                    | 
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> |    Internet:       Carol.Collins@doegjpo.com                          | 
> |    Phone   :       (970) 248-6524                                     | 
> +=======================================================================+
> 
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Charlie Massoglia, Massoglia Technical Consulting, Inc.
PO Box 1065, Okemos, MI 48854, USA
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