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FW: DECNet over IP?

  • From: Timothy R. McKee
  • Date: Wed Mar 14 13:25:10 2001


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- -----Original Message-----
From: Timothy R. McKee [mailto:trm3@nuvox.net]
Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2001 12:12
To: Simon Lockhart
Subject: RE: DECNet over IP?



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Back a few years ago the Multinet stack for VMS supported DECNet/TCP
interworking...  Don't know who has the product now...  If it is truly VAX
and not alpha, the old CMU implementation had a DECNet driver.

Tim

- - -----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
Simon Lockhart
Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2001 11:30
To: Stillman, Kevin
Cc: 'nanog@merit.edu'
Subject: Re: DECNet over IP?



>Has anyone had any experience successfully getting native DECNet packets
>encapsulated in an IP packet and transmitted over an IP network? The
>solution I am trying to create will allow VAXes to continue to talk DECNet
>on their LANs and have the ability to communicate with DECNet areas on a
WAN
>via IP. Essentially we are try to remove the DECNet protocol from our
>intranet while not disrupting location's DECNet configurations.

I've not tried it, but my gut reaction would be to use GRE tunnels. Have
you looked on cisco.com for sample configs?

Simon
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