• Subject: Re: Branches down. Any ideas?
  • From: Chuck Lewis <clewis@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2001 18:23:31 -0800

Righto Al,

I didn't spell that out but "assumed" that anyone changing it from off to on 
would
change it back and I probably shouldn't have assumed that :-)

Chuck

MacWheel99@aol.com wrote:

> >  From:    clewis@iquest.net (Chuck Lewis)
>
> > Make sure system value QAUTOCFG (Autoconfigure devices) is set to on
> > (1) - if you normally have this set to 0 (off). Then pick one of the
> devices
> > that is Vary on pending and do a RTVCFGSRC into a CL and compile it
> > (that way you don't loose any settings) and then delete the device.
> > Then have someone on the remote end turn that device
> > OFF for about 30 seconds and then turn it back on.
> > Check
> >  QSYSOPR for "Automatic configuration created device description xxxxxxxxxx"
> >  (CPC2630) If if DID recreate this device, it has cleared "something" in the
> >  AS/400. Delete it and run your CLP to recreate the device. Vary it on and
> > you should be set...
>
> After you get the whole problem resolved & the mess is history, you might
> want to rethink your SYSVAL ... as I recall there was a security problem
> leaving some auto configure options on when you not working with adding
> removing devices ... a hacker could join your network with infinite tries at
> passwords ... I can dig up the reference if anyone interested.
>
> MacWheel99@aol.com (Alister Wm Macintyre) (Al Mac)
> AS/400 Data Manager & Programmer for BPCS 405 CD Rel-02 mixed mode (twinax
> interactive & batch) @ http://www.cen-elec.com Central Industries of
> Indiana--->Quality manufacturer of wire harnesses and electrical
> sub-assemblies - fax # 812-424-6838
>
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