FAQs & Technical Tips
MultiNet FAQs & Technical Tips
SSH for OpenVMS Support
Interpreting TCPDUMP Output
Tracking "Server Failed" Error from DNS
Where on the HP web site can I get the HP KRB$RTL.EXE shareable image?
How do I determine what version of MultiNet I'm running?
Are there any mailing lists or other ways to talk to other MultiNet users?
How can I find out what patches are available for MultiNet?
What do I do if MultiNet fails to start on an Integrity system?
Is there a way to tell what process owns a connection?
I'd like to join two sites with a secure tunnel using MultiNet IPSEC on an AlphaServer at each site.
How do I use MultiNet on another node in the cluster that it was not previously installed on?
How can I verify that my new service is installed?
Can I change MultiNet's IP address without rebooting the system?
Do I need to add the loopback network when I define the trusted local networks?
I would like to shorten the amount of time a connection is attempted before it is timed out and an error is returned. Can this be done in MultiNet?
How do I get the outbound IP to look like the cluster alias IP so the NAT works properly?
How do I add the /NODECNET qualifier to initialization of SE interfaces?
How to enable your applications that are designed to execute over DECNET to execute over TCP/IP instead.
Can I configure DHCP to ignore requests sent by the Microsoft RAS server?
I would like to change the amount of time it takes for DNS name lookups to fail. Can this be done?
Can zone transfers be allowed from certain hosts only?
After upgrading MultiNet, NAMED no longer performs zone transfers from the primary server.
Can I restrict what hosts can do a zone transfer from my DNS server?
What is the difference between DNS Load Balancing and Cluster Aliasing?
Why are underscores not allowed in DNS host names?
Why do I get OPCOM error messages when I start the MultiNet nameserver as a secondary to a Windows server?
What does the named: default: warning: check_hints: error mean?
Name Server Configuration File
Simple DNS Configuration Example
Sample DNS Name Server Configuration
Creating a DNS Root Name Server for an Off-Internet Site ("Fake Root")
Using a Caching-only Name Server
Adding Forwarders to Your DNS Configuration
How often is the DDNS zone information check-pointed to the zone file, and is this configurable?
How do I disable OPCOM Messages from NAMED?
When a Unix client uses FTP to put files to my MultiNet system the file names get changed, some have $’s added to them, why?
Why does FTPing savesets from VMS to Windows cause the record length to change?
Can I configure different FTP access for different users?
Why do I get "Invalid Block Side" errors after installing a website patch?
How can I run multiple FTP servers on different ports?
If a system has two interfaces on it, can I assign an address to both cards so if one card fails the address can still be reached?
Why is the configuration file missing a block?
Is there any way to make the NTY session show up as REMOTE instead of LOCAL?
Why is the message not transferred to the client when a POP3 user has a large attachment to an email?
Why can I not make an Rshell connection when my .rhost and my host.equiv files seem correct?
Why does the process hang when I try to MOUNT RMTalloc device?
Information Needed to analyze a crash
Why can't I read directories with TFTP even though they are in the translations file?
Can I install MultiNet in a cluster with different versions of OpenVMS?
What is the NFS server connection limit?
What does this mean? Server acting 'catatonic' - can't start NFS_SERVERIO processes
How to Check and Fix NFS Server Process Quotas
Will NTP take care of setting the VMS logicals?
Should I use the VMS system parameter AUTO_DLIGHT_SAV?
I need to change some logical names at DST changes in support of various applications we run. How can I do this automatically?
Does MultiNet change the system time for daylight savings time?
Why is the LPD server giving me this message? Record too large for user's buffer
Why are the LPD queues not working?
Is there a way to stop OPCOM messages when a print symbiont does not connect to the printer?
Can I use the SMTP_SERVER_REJECT file to reject mail based on the subject?
How do I suppress the mail headers in MultiNet's SMTP?
How is MultiNet configured to send mail when it is behind a firewall?
I have to configure SMTP on the system to send all messages out through our sites SMTP relay server, what do I have to do to configure Multinet to do this?
How can I stop getting OPCOM messages from the MultiNet server like: AGENT_ERROR_ROUTINE: CODE=1?
I need to set up an SFTP2 transfer to work from a batch job. I'm not seeing an equivalent to the /PASSWORD qualifier that we were using with normal FTP - is there a recommended methodology for supplying the password in batch mode?
I have enabled SSH in my MultiNet configuration. When trying to create the host master key via the $ MULTINET SSH KEYGEN command, why do I receive the GETHOSTNAME: FUNCTION NOT IMPLEMENTED error message?
What is the difference between SSH v2 and SSH v1 protocol?
Which applications can I secure besides Telnet and the R services?
Which encryption ciphers are supported?
MultiNet SSH Port Forwarding
When I do an ls command to some SFTP servers (on UNIX systems), the list of files is not alphabetized, but on others it is. Why?
Why do I have problems with version numbers (or wildcards for version numbers) when in VMS mode?
I connected to a system running an earlier version of Process Software's SFTP-SERVER2 and VMS transfer mode was not automatically negotiated.
Why is the directory from a VMS system presented in UNIX format when VMS transfer mode is not in use?
Why do the filenames on my VMS system have $ characters in them?
Why doesn't SFTP2 have a TRANSLATE mode like SCP2 does?
I am using WinSCP on my PC and it won't work with the VMS system. Why?
I've enabled the SSH server to do SSH1 but not SSH2 and my attempts to use SFTP fail. Why?
How do I setup HOST BASED authentication so that any user can SSH without using a password? This is system based authentication rather than user based.
How can I configure MultiNet's SSH server to ignore client connection requests from addresses which are not in some sort of "approved" list?
Is there a way to identify whether a user's current interactive session is connected via SSH protocol v1 rather than v2 so that a message can be displayed?
Can you change the port the SSH server listens on?
How can I avoid the SSHD.LOG file version number reaching 32768?
I can't use public key authorization when
involves a search list
Why does the SFTP client hang after issuing a
command to certain sites, notably VSI's vmssoftware.com?
Do I need to use the HPE software if I want to run another KDC with MultiNet?
It seems that after five or so incoming FTP (or TELNET) connections have been established, other people can connect, but their sessions 'hang.' Is this a MultiNet problem?
What do I need from HPE to run MultiNet's Kerberos 5 Telnet server and client?
Why do TELNET and FTP take 1 to 2 minutes to connect?
How can I restrict certain services (e.g., TELNET, FTP) to certain cluster nodes?
I've upgraded from a really old version of MultiNet and the accept-hosts on the TELNET service is not working correctly. Addresses on the accept-hosts are not allowed access to the service.