FAQs & Technical Tips
TCPware FAQs & Technical Tips
SSH for OpenVMS Support
How can I tell what version of TCPware I'm running?
How can I find out what patches are available for TCPware?
We are planning to upgrade OpenVMS on our system. Does TCPware have to be upgraded as well?
If I should find out that my system crashed with TCPware drivers found in the registers, what does Process Software need in order to analyze this crash as quickly as possible?
Why am I not able to access the TCPware system via R-Services (RSH, RCP, Rlogin) when the TCPWARE: HOSTS.EQUIV file looks correct as does the user.s .RHOSTS file?
Ping: .error - socket:permission denied.
In a cluster with multiple system disks does TCPware need to be installed on each system disk?
What events are logged by the TCPware Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)?
Commands don't work after re-boot
Why does TCPware hang after installing VMS ECO?
How can I remove TCPware after it has been installed?
Can an IP address be changed without having to re-install TCPware?
How can I change my subnet mask from a class C mask (255.255.255.0) to a class B mask (255.255.0.0)?
Is TCPware affected by the same limitations that require OpenVMS system managers to patch their systems for the Delta Time problem?
Does TCPware support the Digital EtherWorks (DE602) PCI Ethernet Card?
How do I configure the EIA0 (DE602) Ethernet card?
What has to be done to enable UCX emulation in TCPware?
Setting up TCPware in a mixed platform cluster
Can I configure DHCP to ignore requests sent by the Microsoft NT RAS server?
Can DHCP send the IP address of a WINS server to our DHCP clients?
Can I have newly edited host file entries take effect immediately?
How often is the DDNS zone information checkpointed to the zone file, and is this configurable?
When changes are made to the NAMED files on the primary DNS server the files are not transferred to the secondary DNS servers.
How often is the host file reloaded?
How can an MX record be added for a domain of univ.edu which will point to a specific host?
Why does my TCPware system not get the correct IP address changed in DNS, even after rebooting to make sure it was not in the DNS cache?
Why can some DNS clients not resolve names when they are configured to use the secondary address as their nameserver?
There is a secondary address configured on a TCPware system that is also running as a DNS nameserver. Some DNS clients can not resolve names when they are configured to use the secondary address as their DNS nameserver. Why?
Why is the secondary nameservers not picking up the change to a DNS zone file on the primary nameserver?
Can this behavior be changed? When TCPware does a lookup on a host name and the host name is available in DNS and the hosts. file, it gives the answer found in the hosts. file and not in DNS.
Is there a way to make new hosts entered in the hosts. file immediately available?
DNS: Tips on configuring
When a Unix client uses FTP to put files to my system the file names get changed, some have $.s added to them, why?
What can I do to restrict access to my FTP server?
Are there available any examples of how to use FTP from a command procedure?
I downloaded a patch from your FTP site and installed it. I get the message "invalid block size" error. What does this mean? How do I install the patch?
When a user copies a file to our system with FTP using the anonymous account how can TCPware be configured so the protection on the file is set to 'world:re'?
How do you disable the GUI FTP time-out function?
Why does the TCPware FTP client not accept my password for my UNIX server?
Add Services (UCX emulation)
What is the proper way to change the timezone?
How do I add ARP entries?
Added proxies not being used
Why is the /CONVERT=STREAM_CRLF option not converting files from the client?
When using the NFS server to export directories to my PC clients, files created on the OpenVMS server show up on the PC as one record.
Will NTP take care of setting the VMS logicals?
Should I use the VMS system parameter AUTO_DLIGHT_SAV?
What would prevent "From:" and "Subject:" information from showing up on incoming mail that a POP3 client transferred from a TCPware POP3 server?
Setting up a queue to a HP Laserjet
TSSYM - "unable to translate host name" message
TSSYM - error '%QUEMAN-F-INVQUAVAL'
Can I reject something based on its subject? For example: anything that has ILOVEYOU in the subject?
I don't see all the addresses a mail message was sent to when the message is forwarded from VMSmail. Why is that? Can I do something to have all the addresses included?
Can TCPware be configured to have a return address of user@domain instead of firstname.lastname@example.org?
Can I redefine the location of TCPware SMTP spool directory?
Can TCPware be configured to disable unauthorized mail relaying and SPAM, and how can I tell if my system allows unauthorized mail relaying?
Can I set up an SMTP address that goes to multiple recipients?
My reply fails because the cc: address doesn.t include a domain name. Why does this happen?
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 TCPware to do this?
Is there a way to control who can SSH and who can not?
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?
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 can I configure TCPware'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?
Can I do output to a "Serial Type" Device?
What would cause incoming TELNET connections to be slow and appear to hang when starting - sometimes waiting over a minute before the username prompt is displayed?