At 09:32 AM 10/9/97 -0400, you wrote:
>We have been using the V3R1M2 product since it first was GA, and have kept
>up to date on the service packs. I must say that I have not found any major
>problems with the product. Our PC connectivity specialist has installed this
>product sucessfully at numerous customers without any major problems.
>
>What functions does everyone seem to have problems with? We are using TCP/IP
>to connect. We basically use it for display emulation and IFS. We have
>installed Anynet at many sites and twinax support without a hitch.
>
>Just curious.
>
>>IBM added a beta refresh to the problem-plagued Client Access for
>>Windows 95/NT late last week.

Michael

I'm with you, except we're using pure TCP/IP. I think the problems have
centered around the lackof a 32-bit twinax driver and the (at best) kludgy
process for setting up NS Router connections. Also, the lack of the printer
session and device naming have been, IMO, a real gaff. That's what's coming
in the v3r1m3 GA, I gues.

TCP/IP is an absolute dream, AFAIC. I've turned away from AnyNet because it
will be slower and we don't need the printer sessions, although that is one
of the forthcoming features that will be interesting, as well as being able
to name TELNET sessions. We're getting around that now by retrieving the IP
address that corresponds to the QPADEVnnnn device, a new feature of the
Retrieve Device Description API, format DEVD0600, I think (at home—on
vacation—brain out to lunch).

Cheers

Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55401-2499
(612) 371-1111 x480


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