Re: AW: polling problem

1999-01-13 10:47:42
Subject: Re: AW: polling problem
From: Stephane Robertson <Stephane.Robertson AT HEC DOT CA>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 1999 09:47:42 -0600
> I don4t know where this problem belongs to, so I post it here and hope that
> it is known by someone:
> We4re using NK 5.1 on AIX4.2.1. From time to time I see Interface down and
> node down events from active stations. When looking on the network I see an
> ARP request to the station, which isn4t answered. When I ping these
> stations from command line, Interface and node up events are shown.
> I know, this seems to be a network problem, but there was never a "manual"
> ping which wasn4t answered. Only the pings from NetView fail.
> Thanks in advance for any help!
> Mario


Do you an ATM Network?
Did you see the ping request on the server side?

I had the same problem and I fixed it by putting very small timeout and many
Since I changed to that setting I don't have any problem but I don't think the
is really fixed. Can you send me what kind of device you have to compare with
my network because I also suspect something on the network. May be we have
in common that could point us to the solution.


Stephane Robertson
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E-Mail: Stephane.Robertson AT hec DOT ca
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