Re: Oracle, Samba, and Win2k
Date: Sat, 04 Sep 2004 15:01:14 +0200
>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.
>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
It is probably unimportant to you Oracle won't support this config.
-- Sybrand Bakker, Senior Oracle DBAReceived on Sat Sep 04 2004 - 15:01:14 CEST