DECnet/E and DECnet-Plus

From: Johnny Billquist <>
Date: Mon Jan 26 05:25:51 2004

On Sun, 25 Jan 2004 "Antonio Carlini" <> wrote:


> If you still see no activity, perhaps there is something that sends
> the RSTS system off to the wrong place (after all, it said that the
> incoming area 60 connection was from area 1). Maybe RSTS does not
> implement the area stuff properly (any chance it might be Phase III?)
> If you can persuade your hub/switch to monitor traffic connected
> to the RSTS box, see if you can do an ethereal trace and decode
> the AA-00-04-00 address the RSTS box sends traffic to.

I just remembered something. Zane, what version of RSTS/E are you running?
RSTS/E DECnet was phase III until rather recently. That means some
limitations... Phase III only have one area, and can only address node
numbers < 256 on that area.

This could *also* be the problem.


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