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Thanks, Don.  That must have been it.  Trying to connect to the as400 is
what prompted the VPN to connect so the connection failed before the VPN
connection was completed.  Then I tried again.  This time I pinged the as400
first, signed on to VPN, then started rse and it worked.


----- Original Message -----
From: <yantzi@ca.ibm.com>
To: <wdsci-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 10, 2002 8:34 AM
Subject: Re: [WDSCI-L] hostname resolution & vpn

> Phil,
> Did you by some changes try to connect to the iSeries from the RSE before
> connected with VPN?  The Java Development Kit (JDK) used to run the WDSc
> workbench caches DNS lookups.  Unfortunately it also caches DNS lookups
> that fail.  So if you tried to connect to the iSeries before you connected
> via VPN the lookup would fail and continue to fail until you restart the
> workbench : (
> After connecting with VPN (and restarting the workbench) everything should
> be okay.
> Hope this helps.
> Don Yantzi
> WebSphere Development Studio Client for iSeries
> IBM Toronto Lab
> Phone: (905) 413-4476
> IBM internal:  IBMCA(yantzi)  -  Internet: yantzi@ca.ibm.com

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