Thanks Tom,

I'll try that in the morning.

(and Keep those fingers crossed...)      400 mad users that can't get
on!  YIKES!


At 04:49 PM 12/4/01 -0800, you wrote:
>Management Central (MGTC) seems very touchy about TCP/IP configuration. It
>apparently wants things to be exactly correct and isn't very forgiving
>when common variations are used.
>The single biggest item seems to be the relationship between the iSeries
>host/domain setting and the entry for the system in the host table (or
>possibly the appropriate DNS entry).
> From option 12 (Change TCP/IP domain information) of the CFGTCP menu,
> note the fully qualified name of your system (e.g.,
> Then check option 10 (Work with TCP/IP host
> table entries) and look at the entry for your system's IP address.
>The host table entry allows multiple host names to be associated with an
>IP address. People often put in both as400host and
> as alternative names. There's nothing exactly
>wrong with this, but it seems to be a problem for MGTC and maybe one or
>two other server applications.
>The problem seems to be that MGTC looks only at the first host name
>specified for each IP address to see if it's the entry for the configured
>qualified host name. It doesn't recognize any aliases. So make certain
>that is the first one for your IP address. If you
>also want to use as400host, just make sure it comes second or later.
>The entry would look similar to:
>                  as400host
>I'm not sure if TCP/IP _must_ be ended and restarted before MGTC will see
>this change, but MGTC won't run without this setting. And note that all of
>this is guesswork based on general experience from seeing what has worked
>in the past; I can't point to any explicit documentation.
>Tom Liotta
>On Tue, 04 December 2001, "MARYLOU ATWELL" wrote:
> > This is where it gets tricky for me.   Someone else set up the TCP on
> this for me about 5 years ago, and I sure haven't messed with it.   Is
> there somewhere you can steer to me to get it set right?
>Tom Liotta
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