Quickbooks Pro 6.0 file sharing with samba
cdinsmore at vatyx.com
Fri Aug 4 20:24:19 GMT 2000
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Collier-Brown [SMTP:David.Collier-Brown at canada.sun.com]
> Sent: Friday, August 04, 2000 1:11 PM
> To: Casey Dinsmore; samba at samba.org
> Cc: samba-technical at samba.org
> Subject: Re: Quickbooks Pro 6.0 file sharing with samba
> Casey Dinsmore wrote:
> > Anyhow I have experienced some strange things and wonder if there
> > be a option that I don't know to set that may fix the strange
> > occourances we've been having.. Quickbooks Pro 6.0 can run in a
> > multi-user mode, in which up to 5 users can work on the datafile
> > simultainously.
> > My share is as follows.
> > locking = no
> This looks seriously bad!
> > Now some users are experiencing some weird errors, and they are
> > different. One user when trying to update a packing list would get
> > exception errors, while another use while trying to update a
> > order quickbooks would abort with a error like (QB60 R4 m=1048
> > c=265 v=-1 FFFFFF). Has anyone had any experience with something
> > this?
> No, but you do need locking turned on for PC
> applicatioons to be able to do locking, a prerequisite
> for multi-user operation.
> If locking isnt turned off, then it will not work in multi-user mode,
> one person will be able to open up the datafile, and the rest will
> report that the datafile is not a valid quickbooks datafile or is
> [Ps: redirected to samba at samba.org, as this is more of a useage
> question than a developers' discussuon]
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