Leif Svalgaard wrote: > > Mark, I am using a numeric IP address. > My HOST file does contain the correct IP address and system name > on the PC that has the 30-second delay. > > On the PC that has no delay the HOST file contains an irrelevant > old IP address that doesn't point to a valid system anymore, > yet FTP connect is instantaneous. The hosts file on your PC should have no effect if you ftp to an IP address. > I'm still confused. > I have two PCs. They are both configured identically > (disable DNS). > > One can FTP to several AS/400s with no 30 sec delay. > None of these AS/400 know anything about my PC. > I'm connecting over the internet and my IP address > changes every time. > > The other is only connected (through a local 3COM router) > to one AS/400 and has the 30 sec delay. Of your two PCs, are they both on the same network segment? Can the both PCs FTP to the same AS/400? (Meaning one has a delay and the other doesn't to the same 400 through the same route.) Is your 3COM router trying to do reverse DNS on your PC IP address? +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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