• Subject: Re: FTP connect
  • From: Sean Porterfield <sporter@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2001 10:09:58 -0500
  • Organization: Best Distributing Co.

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?
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