SLP configuration option settings for NET.CFG

  • 10075233
  • NOVL82710
  • 03-Oct-2002
  • 12-Nov-2002

Goal

SLP configuration option settings for NET.CFG

Fact

Novell Client32 for DOS 2.71

Fix

SRVLOC is the NET.CFG primary section name for configuration of SLP.

Possible subheadings:

Scope

Directory Agent

Static Scopes

Static DAs

DHCP

Active Discovery

Use Broadcast For Multicast

Multicast Radius

MTU

TIME-0-CACHE-REPLIES

TIME-1-REG-LIFETIME

TIME-6-QUIT-DA-WAIT

TIME-8-QUIT-SA-Q

TIME-10-WAIT-REG-DA-PASSIVE

TIME-12-QUIT-IDLE-CONNECTS  

Possible Command Line Load Options:

These are used after SRVLOC.NLM is already loaded. Load SRVLOC.NLM again with one or more of the following switches.  

/B             Display banner

/D             Display directory agent list

/H             This help

/O            Display operational parameters

/S             Display scope list

/T             Display timer values

NET.CFG Sub Headings Detail

Scope

Scope <String>

This subheading can exist multiple times in the SRVLOC section if adding multiple scope names.

<String> can be a constant or a variable scope name. A scope name is defined as it is for the Windows NT/2K SRVLOC implementation.

The following constant values, excluding quotes, globally configures SRVLOC for SLP unscoped operation. SRVLOC defaults to scoped operation: “” or “unscoped” or “”””.

Directory Agent

Directory Agent <String>

This subheading can exist multiple times in the SRVLOC section if configuring multiple directory agents. 

<String> can be either an IP address or a DNS name.

Static Scopes

Static Scopes <Boolean>

This subheading can only exist ONCE in the SRVLOC section.

<Boolean>: Set to TRUE if static scopes should be enabled. SRVLOC defaults to FALSE.

DHCP

DHCP <Boolean>

This subheading can only exist ONCE in the SRVLOC section.

<Boolean>: Set to FALSE to disable DHCP usage. SRVLOC defaults to TRUE.

Active Discovery

Active Discovery <Boolean>

This subheading can only exist ONCE in the SRVLOC section.

<Boolean>: Set to FALSE to disable active discovery. SRVLOC defaults to TRUE.

Use Broadcast For Multicast

Use Broadcast For Multicast <Boolean>

This subheading can only exist ONCE in the SRVLOC section.

<Boolean>: Set to TRUE to enable the use of broadcast messages in place of multicast messages. SRVLOC defaults to FALSE.

Multicast Radius

Multicast Radius <Integer>

This subheading can only exist ONCE in the SRVLOC section.

<Integer>: Defaults to 32. This configures the SLP multicast message time to live (TTL). 32 is the RFC standard value.

MTU

MTU <Integer>

This subheading can only exist ONCE in the SRVLOC section.

<Integer>: Defaults to 1400. Configures the SLP maximum Transmittable Unit (MTU) in bytes. 1400 is the RFC standard value.

TIME-0-CACHE-REPLIES

TIME-0-CACHE-REPLIES <Integer>

This subheading can only exist ONCE in the SRVLOC section.

<Integer>: Defaults to 1. Configures the number of MINUTES that SLP will cache replies from the network.

TIME-1-REG-LIFETIME

TIME-1-REG-LIFETIME <Integer>

This subheading can only exist ONCE in the SRVLOC section.

<Integer>: Defaults to 10800 (3 hours).. This configures the Service Registration lifetime. The value is in SECONDS.

TIME-6-QUIT-DA-WAIT

TIME-6-QUIT-DA-WAIT <Integer>

This subheading can only exist ONCE in the SRVLOC section.

<Integer>: Defaults to 5 seconds. This configures the maximum amount of time before giving up on DA requests. This value is in SECONDS.

TIME-8-QUIT-SA-Q

TIME-8-QUIT-SA-Q <Integer>

This subheading can only exist ONCE in the SRVLOC section.

<Integer>: Defaults to 15 seconds. This configures the maximum amount of time before giving up on SA queries. This value is in SECONDS.

TIME-10-WAIT-REG-DA-PASSIVE

TIME-10-WAIT-REG-DA-PASSIVE <Integer>

This subheading can only exist ONCE in the SRVLOC section.

<Integer>: Defaults to 2 seconds. This configures the amount of delay before the first server registration request is sent. This value is in SECONDS.

TIME-12-QUIT-IDLE-CONNECTS

TIME-12-QUIT-IDLE-CONNECTS <Integer> 

This subheading can only exist ONCE in the SRVLOC section.

<Integer>: Defaults to 5 minutes. This configures the amount of time to keep a open connection alive. This value is in MINUTES.

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