Clients lose drive mappings to the server and are unable to reconnect

  • 10020573
  • 1.0.36893771.2382086
  • 29-Oct-1999
  • 22-Oct-2001

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Fact

Novell NetWare 4.11 SP5b

Novell Client 3.1 for Windows 95/98

Symptom

Clients lose drive mappings to the server and are unable to reconnect

Several of the clients send out multiple RIP broadcasts.

Error: 89ff

Cause

There is a communications failure between the server and the client workstations.

Fix

The problem was due to router configuration, moving the troubled users and the server to a VLAN fixed the communications failure.