Re: Can Designer Run on a Server?

From: Frank van Bortel <>
Date: Tue, 04 May 1999 15:43:15 +0200
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Debra Upchurch wrote:

> Our organization is beginning to use Designer and there will be quite a
> few people using it. Presently, we are doing sneakernet to install it
> on each pc. Can Designer run on an NT or Novell server

Yes - it is documented in one of the appendixes of the installation manual. Go for NT, as officially only MS networking is supported (I know it doesn't work with Banyan Vines).

> and is it viable to do so

Yes, see also above.

> and then have the users access it from the LAN?
> Thanks
> Debby

Keep in mind, that there will be spikes in your network thruput. Also, change the working directory to a local drive to reduce network traffic, and install the Required Support Files (RSF in jargon) on every client.
Anyway, pretty well documented. Local works faster, but more difficult to maintain (any comments on Oracle's Centralized Installation utility?)

Met vriendelijke groet,
kind regards,

Frank van Bortel
Technical consultant Oracle
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