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Packets used to make sure workstations are still connected to the NetWare server. All settings are determined by the SET parameters. Server parameters can be set so that if the server hasn't received a packet from a station in a certain time, a watchdog packet is sent to the station.If the station doesn't respond within a certain time, another watchdog packet is sent. If the station still doesn't respond to a certain number of watchdog packets, the server assumes that the station is no longer connected and clears the station's connection.The time period before the first watchdog packet, the time period between watchdog packets, and the number of watchdog packets are configurable using the SET utility.