6 Feb 86 14:52:00 PST
> A telephone call to London revealed that the VMS tcp-ip software mentioned
> here recently by Pierre is in fact the Wollongong software, exported to
> England. They refer all US inquiries to Wollongong. Th
> However, I am still interested in the DECnet gateway called Dbridge.
> Does anyone have info about that, and is it really a "gatweay" ?
DBridge is part of the Wollongong package. This is a VMS process which
opens a Decnet circuit to another DBridge process across the Decnet.
The DBridge process uses a raw socket to pass IP datagrams to/from the
local TCP/IP kernel and forward them across the Decnet. This allows
a TCP/IP network to be layered on top of a Decnet. If one of the TCP/IP
nodes is connected to a real IP network, it can route IP datagrams to/from
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.0b3 on Thu Mar 09 2000 - 14:35:40 GMT