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mikeh
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INV pings to the Network!

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11-14-2002 04:06 AM
We are working with Inventor on a Novell network where the software resides on the PC and the drawing files reside on the server. Our IT dept has noticed that once we open an INV file the pings to the server grows exponentially even if we are not doing anything to the files, INV is just sitting there. It only drops when we close the assemblies. His concern is that we only have 3 people on INV now and we are using upto 15% of the server, what will happen when we put all 17 people on inventor. I would think our server will be maxed out.

Does anyone have any thoughts.

Thank you!
*Support\, Autodesk
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Re: INV pings to the Network!

11-14-2002 05:38 AM in reply to: mikeh
This is part of the reason we recommend working in
the Semi-Isolated environment.


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We
are working with Inventor on a Novell network where the software resides on
the PC and the drawing files reside on the server. Our IT dept has noticed
that once we open an INV file the pings to the server grows exponentially even
if we are not doing anything to the files, INV is just sitting there. It only
drops when we close the assemblies. His concern is that we only have 3 people
on INV now and we are using upto 15% of the server, what will happen when we
put all 17 people on inventor. I would think our server will be maxed out.

Does anyone have any thoughts.

Thank you!

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mikeh
Posts: 239
Registered: ‎10-01-2003
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11-14-2002 07:59 PM in reply to: mikeh
What is, or how do we get a Semi-Isolated environment?
Thanks
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jorgen
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Registered: ‎08-03-2003
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11-14-2002 08:01 PM in reply to: mikeh
Read the 49-page doc-file in the documentation folder on the IV6 CD.

I just started using semi-isolated in my project, and it looks mightily impressive!

Jorgen
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mikeh
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11-14-2002 08:47 PM in reply to: mikeh
I am going to read the document, but back to my original question. What is it pinging for? If we're making changes I can understand, but if the assy is just sitting idle why does it continue to ping at what appears to be the same rate.

Thanks!
*Fulford, Drew
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11-15-2002 04:09 AM in reply to: mikeh
Maybe a Homing beacon?

j/k I am assuming it wants to make sure the file is still writable to the
opened from location. If not it would change its status.

- Drew

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"mikehilvers" wrote in message
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> I am going to read the document, but back to my original question. What is
it pinging for? If we're making changes I can understand, but if the assy is
just sitting idle why does it continue to ping at what appears to be the
same rate.
> Thanks!
>
>
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sm7uge
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Registered: ‎10-21-2003
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11-15-2002 05:33 AM in reply to: mikeh
I don't really know what this "ping" is, but an idea could be that the client is communicating with the license server on the server?

// Fred

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