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Pegasus Mail losing configuration

By proe ·
Win95 workstations with 32-bit Pegasus Mail-running multi-user off Netware 4.11 network; bindery-based mailboxes. Inetix gateway to the internet. Users are sending WordPerfect8 documents as attachments to other gov agencies using system-wide distribution lists. Various users have been losing their internet configurations stored in pmail.ini. Pmail.ini (found in user mail directory) is written to the network each time pegasus is closed. When users complain that they can no longer send internet e-mail, the pmail.ini is invariably corrupt. Examination shows that the ini's tcp/ip section is misaligned, contains special characters or other signs of corruption. When corruption of the pmail.ini occurrs, users either can't connect via SMTP or attachments arrive at their destination corrupt. As a temporary workaround, I gave the users the power to fix their own configs. (desktop shortcut to a batch file which copies a known-good pmail.ini over the corrupt version) I still need to know how and why the inis are corr

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by proe01 In reply to Pegasus Mail losing confi ...

Newer NIC drivers solved all of my problems. These PCs were still using ODI also--once they were upgraded to the newest drivers and using ndis (they were already at Netware Client 32 3.1 w/ SP2), all of the intermittent e-mail attachment and pmail.ini corruption problems disappeared.

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Due to the age of your question you may not get futher responces. If you still require help I suggest you close out this question and repost another.

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