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Microsoft KB Archive/175177

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Article ID: 175177

Article Last Modified on 10/7/1999


  • Microsoft Proxy Server 2.0 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q175177



Winsock applications may be able to use the Proxy Server successfully, and the CHKWSP32 /F may report that the client and server are functioning normally.

The Control Panel application as well as CHKWSP32 /S must be able to resolve the IPX name to an IPX address.

For additional information regarding configuring Proxy Server with IPX clients, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

165341 Configuring Proxy Server with the IPX Protocol


When you try to refresh the Winsock Proxy client configuration using the Winsock Proxy client Control Panel application, you may get the following error message:

Fail to fetch server network address.


Verify that a Novell NetWare server is present on the network or at least one Microsoft Windows NT Server on the network has File and Print Services for NetWare (FPNW) installed. FPNW and NetWare server have the capability of resolving IPX names to IPX addresses.

Additional query words: spx prodprx2

Keywords: kbinfo KB175177