AS/400's Client Access and Novell IP/IPX Gateway
Posted on 1997-12-10
How can we eliminate a slow, sluggish connection when we run IBM's client access across a site with Novell's IP/IPX Gateway installed?
Background: We have two campuses, 80 miles apart, connected via a T-1 frame relay link. On the main campus we run client access on IP across our network with no noticeable slowdown in service or speed. This site also houses the college's ASW400. At the remote campus, whenever we install client access and try to access the AS400 via the T-1, the station comes to a crawl. It is so slow that we have had to remove the software. The only difference between the campuses is the fact that Novell IP/IPX gateway is being used on the remote campus. Has anyone had problems with a similar configuration? What can we check or reconfigure to improve service?
We have installed the latest version of client access and on the remote campus we have installed novell's service pack 4 on the server running the gateway.