Thanks, Cheryl, that was helpful...
I turned off AMON temporarily, one computer worked then (the other
didn't). At least that was enough so we could sign on and change some
I still need to fight with the other computer, and figure out how to
make it permanent.
On September 26, at 12:45 PM September 26, Cheryl Akers wrote:
> I went through this last November. It was AMON causing the
> problem. It took so long to scan one of the HostExplorer files
> that I'd get a timeout when trying to connect. If you open the
> AMON monitor window and then try to use HostExplorer you can see
> which file it hangs on.
> Hope this helps.
> At 12:17 PM 9/26/2007 -0400, you wrote:
>> Just wondering if there is any update on this? (sorry to dredge it
>> up from the past)
>> I've been fighting with HostExplorer on 3 computers here. I finally
>> remembered that there was a conflict with Nod32, but making the
>> changes suggested below still doesn't help for me. (oh, and this
>> info hasn't made it into AIS's help desk system)
>> Are there any alternatives to HostExplorer? Some other 3270 program
>> that can be piped thru a Putty SSL tunnel or something?
>> On April 23, at 11:28 AM April 23, Peter J Murray wrote:
>>> Is AIS going to update Host Explorer with a different version? The
>>> one that they have for download has a bunch of weird errors in it
>>> (not to mention it's a few revisions behind). If you install it
>>> with the per user profile, it just one day stops working. Only
>>> reinstalling it with a common profile makes it work. When you
>>> install that particular version, it complains it can't find the
>>> help file, because the install has it point to a non existent path.
>>> Also, Host Explorer seems to be really big for what it does. It's
>>> very resource intensive and large.
>>> Erik Selke wrote:
>>>> We had this problem when we switched to NOD32.
>>>> NOD32's IMON component conflicts with HostExplorer. You could
>>>> turn off IMON, but the better solution is to add the hostex32.exe
>>>> (C:\Program Files\Hummingbird\Connectivity\10.00\HostExplorer
>>>> \hostex32.exe) to the list of applications IMON does not monitor
>>>> This setting is under 'IMON/Settings/Misc/Excluded Applicatoons'
>>>> of the configuration profile. Then push the updated profile out
>>>> to your clients.
>>>> Chris Wolf wrote:
>>>>> Is anyone else using this combination of software on Windows XP?
>>>>> We're in the process of replacing Symantec Anti-Virus with NOD32
>>>>> and just last week ran into a problem on a single computer where
>>>>> Hummingbird Host Explorer fails to work after NOD32 was
>>>>> installed. Uninstalling NOD32 and going back to Symantec fixed
>>>>> the problem. However, we have installed NOD32 on several other
>>>>> computers where Host Explorer still works with no problems.
>>>>> Someone in AIS said she had heard of at least one other person
>>>>> (in ACNS) with this problem.
>>>>> Chris Wolf
>>>>> Computer Service Manager
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>>>>> Michigan State University 517 353-5017
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