One thing to look at:
In the TCP/IP Control panel, set to advanced mode (via the edit menu):
Click the options button and make sure that "load only when needed" is
unchecked for machines that you don't want to initiate network activity when
unnecessary. However, if a machine is on a network, I strongly suggest to
keep the option checked.
I would be curios to know if this setting is different on your two
> From: Dean Brissinger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> I'm under the impression that the client software does not
> attempt to communicate with the network unless polled by the server.
> All connections are initiated with a broadcast from a Retrospect
> Backup Server (or script).
> I have 2 G3 notebooks. Both have Retrospect installed and
> have identical OSs (9.0.4). One of them has this problem while the
> other does not. The problem appeared when the laptop's user took it
> to a foreign network and they changed something in the configuration.
> I've been attempting to locate what changed. I suspect the laptop is
> attempting to use NTP from the date and time control panel (however,
> this does not cause the dial-up effect on dial-up only machines).
> I have noticed that the date and time CP on a dial-up only
> computer will attempt to connect to an NTP server the very moment you
> dial. If the connection fails (poor line quality or busy signals...)
> the system reports a time-server error. I suspect that while on a
> network and using the Location Manager to switch from Network to
> Dial-Up (without rebooting) the date and time control panel continues
> to check the time server. I haven't verified this behavior, it's
> just suspicious. I recall this being talked about on this thread
> earlier, but never read about any resolution.
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