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Disable Watchdog

Posted on 1998-12-11
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I like to attach a Radio Frecuency terminal to novell 3.12 and 4.x but the watchdog send messages to verify if the terminal is there, but the RF terminals could be there or could be in the restaurant with the employes taking a lunch, the session comes down and when the terminal goes back .... no session, and some times this session causes problems with the server, ¿Can I disable the watchdog?
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by:lgmm
ID: 1594433
Edited text of question
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by:lgmm
ID: 1594434
if i have an answer before monday i increase the amount of the question 50 points (monday is 14 XII 98)
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by:brosenb0
ID: 1594435
Two approaches: -

1. Use a router that can spoof NCP watchdog packets on behalf of the user.  When the server sends a watchdog packet, the router responds to it.

2. Increase the Watchdog parameters so the workstations will not be cleared by watchdog during the day:

Set Number of Watchdog Packets = 60
Set Delay Between Watchdog Packets = 10 (time in minutes)
Set Delay Before First Watchdog Packets = 20 (time in minutes)
NOTE: ALWAYS keep Delay Before First Watchdog Packets longer than Delay Between

This will allow a workstation to be missing in action for around 10 hours, however, will clear the connection during the night if the workstation really is not connected any more.
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by:anadrash
ID: 1594436
Since you want an urgent answer I suggest that you run some
application that keeps the connection active, like rconsole
or some file management utility that refreshes periodically.
Another solution would be if the applications you run from
the RF terminals keep a log file somewhere. In this case set
this log file to be on a network drive.

Thanks,
Yiannis

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by:aioudine
ID: 1594437
anadrash have you tried your sugesstion?
run rconsole and unplug cable
What you see?

And this most wise solution I heard - "Let's our manegers have access to
server console, I hope they will never play with this funny application,
down server/unload pserver etc"

IMHO you should take a "Netware Administration course"
visit http://education.novell.com

brosenb0 provide rigth and clear solution and should receive point + bonus


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by:anadrash
ID: 1594438
This is a comment to aioudine...

There are also courses for language for people who don't
understand the meaning of words "like rconsole or ..." and
prefer to show off using freak expressions like "IMHO" etc.

Let the solutions be implemented and lgmm will know who's
right and who's not.

Thanks again,
Yiannis

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by:lgmm
ID: 1594439
anadrash: your anser is creative, but it must be perfectly.
i must reject your answer because it dont work for my project

i increase the 50 points and im going to wait a proposed answer from brosenb0 to give him the points

   tanks!!!!
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by:Icey
ID: 1594440
Load SERVMAN
Select Communication Parameters
You can delay The WatchDog's first packet up to 14 days under:
Delay  Before First Watchdog Packet.
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by:lgmm
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the answer is ok Icey but its the same thing that brosenb() i must wait for him and give him the points
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brosenb0 earned 150 total points
ID: 1594442
Thanks lgmm.
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