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Re: Oracle, Samba, and Win2k

From: Harvey <harveyb_at_NoSpambeliveau.ccHere>
Date: Sat, 04 Sep 2004 12:41:46 GMT
Message-ID: <4139B80A.F395A0A7@NoSpambeliveau.ccHere>


Bubba Unix Dude wrote:
>
> Ok. I searched google groups and the web the best I could and did not locate
> the answer:
>
> User mapped a network drive to their Win2k workstation from the samba share
> that is being shared out by a Solaris server. He called the drive the N:
> drive. He then installed oracle 9i client for Windows on his Win2K
> workstation using the N: drive as the destination which really points to the
> Solaris server.
>
> Can he reasonably expect to successfully run the oracle 9i client on his
> Win2k workstation having installed it on his N: drive? If so or not so, some
> detail would be appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Scott

As long as the drive remains mapped, yes. That's not an unusual configuration at all. What may be experienced on occasion are slight delays while the programs are loaded across the network, but it's not a show stopper. You can also take the registry entries from that machine, export them, merge them on other machines mapped the same, add the path statements on the other machines, and then use the same install for multiple clients.

Harv Received on Sat Sep 04 2004 - 07:41:46 CDT

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