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The Question is:
I'm running TCP/IP v5.0. This VAX receives incoming telnet sessions from the internet, so I usually have lots of dead connections hanging that I have to terminate. I attempted to turn on virtual terminal for telnet to solve the problem, and got the follow ing: TCPIP> SET COMMUNICATION/REMOTE_TER=virtual %TCPIP-I-INETERROR, internet interface error -TCPIP-I-NOMORE, parameter or qualifier REMOTE_TERMINAL.VIRTUAL_TERMINALS no longer supported; see the documentation for valid options and re-enter command So I zipped right over to http://www.openvms.digital.com:8000/index.html and tried to look up the "proper method". Natually, I couldn't find it. I REQUIRE this feature. How do I get it?
The Answer is :
Enabling virtual terminals for IP is now done with logical names. The updated procedure is as follows (OpenVMS/Alpha assumed): 1) Enable the DISCONNECT bit in the SYSGEN parameter TTY_DEFCHAR2 2) Load the VTA driver using SYSMAN: SYSMAN> IO CONNECT VTA0/NOADAPTER - /DRIVER=SYS$LOADABLE_IMAGES:SYS$TTDRIVER.EXE 3) Define TCPIP logical names to enable virtual terminals for TELNET and/or RLOGIN terminals: $DEFINE/SYSTEM/EXEC TCPIP$TELNET_VTA "TRUE" $DEFINE/SYSTEM/EXEC TCPIP$RLOGIN_VTA "TRUE" This change is documented in the TCPIP V5.0 Release Notes, Section 1.25 "TELNET Virtual Terminals" See SYS$HELP:TCPIP050A.RELEASE_NOTES
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