• Subject: RE: How to apply the CA PTF's to the PC?
  • From: Neil Palmer <npalmer@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Jul 1998 23:42:12 -0500

The client access console is ONLY for console usage.  You can't assign a
temporary drive to the AS/400 to download files needed for service pack
install.
You must configure a 'normal' AS/400 for Win95 connection from the PC to
the 400 to use it as a managing system to apply a service pack, or
connect to the IBM site http://www.as400.ibm.com/client and download and
apply the service pack directly to the PC, or create the service pack
install diskettes from another attached PC and use those to install the
service pack.



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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gary Kuznitz [SMTP:docfxit@calwest.net]
> Sent: Thursday, July 09, 1998 9:33 PM
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      How to apply the CA PTF's to the PC?
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I would like to update the PC running Client Access v3r1m3 running PC 
> console in '95 OSR2.  I have applied PTF service pack SF48155 to a 
> 9401-150 running 4.2.  When I run CA Install Service Pack program I 
> get an error saying "A Managing system needs to be configured.  Check 
> Version cannot continue."  I get the same message when I run the 
> program Check Service Pack Level.  When I go into CA Properties in 
> the Service Tab the Managing system is blank.  The manual "CA for Win 
> 95/NT Setup" says on page 37-1 that I should select a new managing 
> system from the managing system list.  The list is empty.  If I bring 
> up the console and select the Communication pull down menu and then 
> select Configuration the System name is grayed out.  If I change from 
> Console to Display the System name is not grayed out but it's empty 
> and doesn't let me key in the System name.  Nothing happens when I 
> hit refresh.  I then change it back to Console.
> 
> Does anyone know how to apply the CA PTF's to the PC?
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> Gary Kuznitz
> 
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