• Subject: RE: Netserver and MS WinME - conflict?
  • From: "McCallion, Martin" <MccalliM@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 12:44:20 -0000

Jerome Draper said:

> I have tried to configure NetServer on a new Dell box loaded 
> with Windows
> ME.  NetWork Neighborhood (sic) can't see the AS400 but can 
> see other PC's
> on the same LAN in the same workgroup.  These other PC's can 
> see the AS400
> in their Network Neighborhood (mix of Win95 and Win98).  I 
> logged on to
> WinME with a valid AS400 signon, verified that it had not 
> been nixed by
> NetServer, and made sure both the LMHOSTS and HOST files had 
> an entry for
> the AS400 Q<systemname> as reported by the utility that 
> started NetServer
> on the AS400.  QSERVER is running as is the WRKACTJOB 
> QZ<something> that
> shows that NetServer is running.  Nothing on the NetServer web pages.
> System is on V4R3 and only CA/400 for Win95/NT is loaded -- not CAE.

Have you tried to find the AS/400 using Find|Computer?  I haven't used
ME, but we have the same problem with NT 4: some AS/400s just never show
up in Network Neighborhood, but you can find them, and map drives using
\\<As/400-name>\share, and so on.

If find doesn't work with just the AS/400 name, try it again with the
fully-qualified domain name (<As/400-name>.<company>.<com>).

HTH.

Cheers,

Martin.

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