It is a general rule-of-thumb in the unix world: If you replace a switch, clear ARP. If you replace a router, clear ARP. Seems to avoid a wealth of issues.
On 4/14/2011 7:43 AM, Don Cavaiani wrote:
Last night we put in all new switches, and quickly replugged the IBMi
Ethernet cable, and the system went on running, telnet for sure.In my experience, _every_time_ we unplug the Ethernet cable, we had
However, the http servers no longer connected. This morning I
re-started all the HTTP servers, but we were still unable to connect.
I then did an IPL which brought everything back up.
to at a minimum end and restart TCP/IP, and sometimes vary off and on