Procontrol (A mind of its own?)


I recently had the same problem on all of my workstations. The problem
turned out to be a non-vantage computer running windows98 that had
a defective NIC card. Even though the TCP/IP protocol wasn't in it's
protocol stack, it was still causing the errors. It was often manifested
as a "illeagle operation by ProWin32" or else the TCP/IP error. The error
started happenining occasionally but got more frequent as time went by so
that it was happening numerous times a day. My solution was to replace the
card. I discovered the rogue computer by shutting down all computers
on the network and then brought them up one at a time. This may not be
an option for you. You could also run diagnostics on each NIC to see if
it shows problems. My thanks to Epicor Tech support for helping me with
this one.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rubberasc@... [mailto:Rubberasc@...]
> Sent: Friday, August 18, 2000 5:56 AM
> To:
> Subject: [Vantage] Procontrol (A mind of its own?)
> I have been getting a number of Error Reading Socket errors on my
> workstations recently. You know the one when a workstation tries
> to connect with progress down on the server.
> When I review the event log and check systems everything if fine
> and dandy. No alert errors. How ever scattered lightly through
> the eventlog are two events from Procontrol. The first is a
> message that Procontrol has been started. The second event is
> that Procontrol has been stopped. The elapsed time on all the
> events is 5 Seconds and only occasionally. A couple of times or 3
> a month. The only reason I became of this is that it occured
> while I was watching. I have the only server access (so its not
> someone playing. Becase the E.T. is so short not everyone gets
> the Err Reading Socket message. It almost appears as if
> everything BLINKS briefly.
> by the way anybody else having trouble with the Vantage web site.
> Shirley Graver
> Sys Admin
> Rubber Associates Inc.
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