• Subject: Re: FTP connect
  • From: "Leif Svalgaard" <leif@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2001 21:42:08 -0600

----- Original Message -----
From: Patrick Townsend <patownsend@patownsend.com>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2001 7:05 PM
Subject: Re: FTP connect

> Leif,
> The IBM AS/400 FTP server does a reverse lookup on its own domain name. If
> DNS is configured to be searched first it will take 30 seconds to fail over
> on the search and give you the user prompt. Just put the AS/400 name in DNS
> and it will resolve this problem (you can see the transaction in a comms
> trace it you want).

but DNS is DISABLED on my PC.
On my other PC which is connected to another AS/400
DNS is also disabled. There is no delay there.
Why is this voodoo?

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