AIX Remote Connect Fail With “No more multiple IP addresses to connect” Error


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AIX Remote Connect Fail With “No more multiple IP addresses to connect” Error

We have a production server at a client site running AIX. And recently when users are trying to connect to it via telnet, it prompts "No more multiple IP addresses to connect".

Can I know what does this error mean? and how to rectify this?

Thanks.
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Sounds like a configuration problem or hitting some limit. A bit more info would be nice like:
Code:
ifconfig -a
netstat -r
netstat -i

Did you do any configuration changes before the error showed up? Besides the problem, isn't ssh an option? telnet is not a tad secure.

When posting the output of the commands above, be so kind and use [code] and [/code] tags to enhance readability etc. thanks.
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Below are the outputs for each commands

Code:
# netstat -r
Routing tables
Destination        Gateway           Flags   Refs     Use  If   Exp  Groups

Route Tree for Protocol Family 2 (Internet):
default            172.20.108.1      UG       34    522501 en0      -      -
127/8              loopback          U        76    248568 lo0      -      -
172.20.108.0       schpfts01         UHSb      0         0 en0      -      -   =>
172.20.108/24      schpfts01         U         7    105884 en0      -      -
schpfts01          loopback          UGHS     11       989 lo0      -      -   =>
schpfts01          172.20.108.1      UGH      12      1114 en0      -      -
172.20.108.255     schpfts01         UHSb      0         1 en0      -      -

Route Tree for Protocol Family 24 (Internet v6):
::1                ::1               UH        0         0 lo0      -      -


# netstat -i
Name  Mtu   Network     Address            Ipkts Ierrs    Opkts Oerrs  Coll
en0   1500  link#2      0.14.5e.53.79.80   1852266     0  1080284     0     0
en0   1500  172.20.108  schpfts01          1852266     0  1080284     0     0
lo0   16896 link#1                          249844     0   249840     0     0
lo0   16896 127         loopback            249844     0   249840     0     0
lo0   16896 ::1                             249844     0   249840     0     0

# ifconfig -a
en0: flags=1e080863,c0<UP,BROADCAST,NOTRAILERS,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST,GROUPRT,64BIT,CHECKSUM_OFFLOAD(ACTIVE),LARGESEND,CHAIN>
	inet 172.20.108.47 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 172.20.108.255
	 tcp_sendspace 131072 tcp_recvspace 65536 rfc1323 0
lo0: flags=e08084b<UP,BROADCAST,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST,GROUPRT,64BIT>
	inet 127.0.0.1 netmask 0xff000000 broadcast 127.255.255.255
	inet6 ::1/0
	 tcp_sendspace 131072 tcp_recvspace 131072 rfc1323 1

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