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Connect:Direct netmap may contain only 3 addresses on HP Nonstop

Hello,

Today on unix, mainframe or windows the number of alternate ip
addresses that we may enter in a netmap definition is unlimited.

On HP Nonstop (not HP-UX), we are limited to 3 hostnames or ip
addresses (the documentation says:

IPADDR=ip.address|hostname|(list) Identifies the host name or IP
address of the computer running Sterling
Connect:Direct, in the format of hostname or nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn (IPv4) or
x:x:x:x:x:x:x:x (IPv6). A list of multiple host names or addresses
(maximum of
3) can be specified in parentheses

)

Due to the use of three data centers and load balancing configurations,
we often have the case when one connect configuration may have up to 5
different ip addresses (and aliases). I also have one machine where one
ip address is resolved by 7 aliases.

So I would like to create (/enlist to ) an enhancement request so that
we may use more ip addresses in the definition of an adjacent node on
HP Non stop
  • Guest
  • Jan 4 2018
  • Not under consideration
DeveloperWorks ID DW_ID41373
RTC ID RTC_ID403015
Link to original RFE http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=41373

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