JSI Tip 1298. CSNW performs excessive newtwork retransmissions.

Windows NT uses the TickCount in the NetWare routing packet to calculate a round trip time.

A tick is 1/16 of a second. If a tick count of 2 is announced, CSNW will retransmit a missing NCP packet in 110 ms.

To fix this problem, install Service Pack 5.

Use Regedt to navigate to:


On the Edit menu, Add Value name TickCountModifier as a type REG_DWORD.

Set the data value to a number in the range of 1 - 255. This will increase the tick count by this number, increasing the time it takes for Windows NT to retransmit a packet.

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