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PATHWORKS connection limits?

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The Question is:

We are running a legacy application involving a DOS client running Tektronix
 terminal emulation that requires maintaining Pathworks 4x and 5.x
 compatibility.  We are currently running Pathworks 5.0D.  After viewing
 wiz_2711.html, where an upgrade is advis
ed, is there any other way to get connectivity from NT workstations to the
 Pathworks file shares?
I am getting 2 Messages "Connection attempt denied:" and "No more connections
 can be made to this remote computer at this time because there are already as
 many connections as the computer can accept".
I purchased an additional Pathworks CAL and installed it on the server but this
 did not fix the problem.
What is the minimum Pathworks upgrade that would allow this NT workstation

The Answer is :

  If you are to upgrade PATHWORKS, you will want to upgrade to the
  V5.0F-ECO2 release for the V5 product.
  The reported error indicates a lack of a license.  There are
  differences in how Microsoft Windows 95 and Windows NT clients
  verify the presence of the PATHWORKS client license -- that these
  two platforms show differing behaviours is (unfortunately) not
  particularly surprising.
  A Windows NT system can erroneously connect to the PATHWORKS file
  server multiple times, resulting in the consumption of multiple
  client licenses.  (This misfeature is dependent on the particular
  Windows NT service pack loaded.)
  Additional information on the PATHWORKS CAL license will be required,
  as the number of units will indicate the number of licensed clients.
  Please directly contact the Compaq Customer Support Center for further
  assistance and discussion of this.

answer written or last revised on ( 29-JUN-2000 )

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