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FW: FW: DECNet over IP?

  • From: Timothy R. McKee
  • Date: Wed Mar 14 17:53:21 2001


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From: Rick Irving [mailto:rirving@onecall.net]
Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2001 14:08
To: Timothy R. McKee
Subject: Re: FW: DECNet over IP?


Cisco bought it.

  It works!


  I have been running it for over 5 years, so far.

"Timothy R. McKee" wrote:
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> 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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> Simon Lockhart                       |   Tel: +44 (0)1737 839676
> Internet Engineering Manager         |   Fax: +44 (0)1737 839516
> BBC Internet Services                | Email: Simon.Lockhart@bbc.co.uk
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