Re: Macs on TCP/IP routed networks

Jim Hrdy ( )
Wed, 9 Jul 1997 10:49:53 +0000

Make sure that you do not have any conflicting IP numbers, and the
subnet for your machines are set up correctly.

> We have lots of Mac dial-up subscribers, having no problems (well,
> nothing out of the ordinary anyway <g>). Before continuing, I'll
> plead guilty to knowing just enough about Macs to be considered
> semi-armed and definitely dangerous.
> We've recently been busy at one of our local schools adding several
> classroom Macs to a new Ethernet network with NT40 servers. All has
> gone pretty smoothly, NICs installed, seeing the servers, file
> exchange working fine, etc.
> But, the Internet connection stumped me today. With everything in
> MacTCP configured with what I'm *sure* are the right values -- they
> work fine on the same system's Win95 clients, all of which are up on
> the 'Net with no problem -- we're getting a consistent "Netscape
> unable to create a network sockets connection" error message (next
> task tonight is to look for a MacPing utility). Anyone out there
> know of anything else that needs to be checked?
> Thanks,
> -Ted
> OCSNet
> Porterville, California
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> NTISP Mailing List

James B. Hrdy | email:
| web:
GreenSoft Solutions, Inc. | Voice: 913.843.8683
1617 St. Andrews Drive Suite 212 | Fax: 913.832.8234
Lawrence, Ks.
United States of America