Servers on a NetWare network advertise their services and addresses using the Service Advertising Protocol (SAP). The information that these servers broadcast is collected by a SAP agent within each NetWare file server (by SAPD on an SCO IPX/SPX server) on the server's segment. If all SAP agents on the internetwork are exchanging SAP information properly, each agent's server information table should have information about all the servers on the internetwork. For more information about the server information table, see ``Service advertising''.
can monitor the operation of service advertising broadcasts.
Run track with the command line:
track starts listing SAP traffic to
the file specified by the parameter sap_track_out
The default output file is /dev/console.
To stop the listing,
run track with the command line:
The track listing looks like this:
IN [00000299:10005AAC41B2] 2:18:59pm TIGER 1 DEMING 2 FRED 1 OUT [00000080:FFFFFFFFFFFF] 2:19:00pm TIGER 2 DEMING 3 OPUS 2 CALVIN 1 OUT [00000299:FFFFFFFFFFFF] 2:19:00pm OPUS 2 CALVIN 1 OUT [00000099:FFFFFFFFFFFF] 2:19:00pm TIGER 2 DEMING 3 OPUS 2 CALVIN 1 OUT [00000199:FFFFFFFFFFFF] 2:19:00pm TIGER 2 DEMING 3 CALVIN 1 IN [00000299:10005AAC41FC] 2:19:00pm OPUS 2 CALVIN 1 IN [00000080:000000000001] 2:19:01pm CALVIN 0 IN [00000199:0000C00FAB13] 2:19:23pm OPUS 1 IN [00000099:0000C0448328] 2:19:33pm FRED 1 OUT [00000080:FFFFFFFFFFFF] 2:19:33pm FRED 2 OUT [00000299:FFFFFFFFFFFF] 2:19:33pm FRED 2 OUT [00000199:FFFFFFFFFFFF] 2:19:33pm FRED 2 IN [00000299:10005AAC41FC] 2:19:33pm FRED 2It presents the following: