IPX Reliability

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Feb 25th, 2008
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Hi. I'm having trouble coping files over the WAN using IPX as communication protocol, some times everything works fine put others the files doesn't copy complete. If I use TCP it always work's well, the problem is that the company were I work insist to use IPX and they think is a link problem. Is IPX reliable as TCP?

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Richard Burts Mon, 02/25/2008 - 19:58
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If your company continues to want to use IPX they are in a small minority since most companies have moved to IP networks (and even Novel moved their transport to IP in later releases). But as far as reliability is concerned IPX has a reliable transport and can be quite reliable like TCP.



jorge.ficachi Tue, 02/26/2008 - 11:15
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Rick, thank you for your comment's they are very helpful for me. We're actually working on get rid of IPX at all. Put in the mean time we have to live with this.

Jorge Ficachi


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