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Hello Marc,

thanks for providing some help!

Am 18.07.2022 um 23:16 schrieb Marc Rauzier <marc.rauzier@xxxxxxxxx>:

If I remember fine, PPP session is running in a batch job with QTCP user profile. Maybe this is the same with SLIP.

Yap. Thanks for this nudge in the right direction.

Is there a batch job starting at the same time which could be related to the SLIP session?

It was, indeed!

Maybe with the name of the dial profile? Maybe the authority issue happens within this job and is reported in your joblog?

Assuming there isn't a huge chain of programs calling each other, this sounds reasonable.

Adding QSECOFR with *ALL authority to QSYS/QTOCPPSM did not change the behavior.
Normally, no need to do so as QSECOFR has *ALLOBJ special authority. And the same applies with owner authority adoption. It is not used with an *ALLOBJ user profile.

You're right. My apology is: It was already late in the evening. ;-)

Any ideas?
What is the authority for other user profiles on that object? If needed, could it be possible to change it so that *PUBLIC can use the object?

I did and the behavior changed fundamentally. But the most interesting question is: Why did IBM ship the *PGM with *PUBLIC *EXCLUDE? Am I supposed to change this? Is there another, "correct" way?

Looking at the old BOOK format documentation about TCP/IP for V3R6 explains how to set up point to point links via OpNav. Wasn't OpNav relying on communication over TCP ports? Sounds recursive to me.

However, thank you *very* much for your help. In the end, I got it to work!


Type escape sequence to abort.
Sending 5, 100-byte ICMP Echos to, timeout is 2 seconds:
Success rate is 100 percent (5/5), round-trip min/avg/max = 140/145/152 ms

I'll document the necessary steps (as usual) on try-as400.pocnet.net, if any fellow hobbyist also wants to use TCP/IP on V3, over a serial connection (because no LAN).

:wq! PoC

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