From: Scott Klement <email@example.com> > Here's what I'd do: > > 1) To see if the problem is on the AS/400, log onto the AS/400 and do > a "FTP myaddress" on the AS/400 and see if you get the 30 sec > delay. If Patrick and Alexei are correct, the AS/400 is only > looking up ITSELF and not your PC, so the DNS delay should be the > same. result: no delay > > 2) If you determine that there is no delay in Step 1, try a traceroute > (on Windows its "tracert") from the PC to the AS/400. Look at > the system that works vs. the system that doesn't. Are there > packets being dropped? Is the 30 second delay in one of the > routers, etc? tracert finds the route in a few seconds. No delay. No packects dropped. > > 3) At what point do you experience the delay? On my AS/400, I get > something like this: > > ftp as400 right here > Connected to S10561BA.klements.com. > -- There's often a delay here. -- > 220-QTCP at AS400.KLEMENTS.COM. > 220 Connection will close if idle more than 5 minutes. > Name (as400:klemscot): > > The reason that I get this delay is because I'm using an old CISC > system, and its very busy. It takes the AS/400 a little while to > create an FTP server job for me. > > In your case the delay may at a different point. Think to > yourself "what is the system doing at this point that there might > be a delay?" > > 4) If the delay is determined to be on the PC end, try uninstalling and > reinstalling the network drivers I IPL'ed the AS/400 and the delay is gone ! ! ! being an "I want to know why" freak, this is of course terrible, but since my problem is solved, I can't get to bottom of WHY I had it in the first place. In the process so far, I learned something from all of you. Thanks again.. +--- | 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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