[Samba] Outlook .pst on a samba share; do or don't?
brandonl at hms4emc.com
Wed Jun 11 13:32:37 GMT 2003
Maintenance shouldve only been performed when everyone was out of the files.
There is an easy way to see who is in what files. I dont care if its linux
or windows, if you pull thge server while the file is open, the file will be
From: Florian Stahl [mailto:fstahl at checkerei.de]
Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2003 8:30 AM
To: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: RE: [Samba] Outlook .pst on a samba share; do or don't?
I only would like to put into consideration that I corrupted my outlook.pst
and lost a lot of messages while I had outlook open and the client lost
due to service maintenance on the linux server.
And the Inbox-Repair-Tool from Microsoft didnt do a good job at all to
resume the information.
Florian Stahl (fstahl at xantury.com)
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> [mailto:samba-bounces+fstahl=xantury.com at lists.samba.org]On Behalf Of
> Brandon Mercer
> Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2003 2:58 PM
> To: John H Terpstra
> Cc: samba at lists.samba.org; Vizitiu, Ciprian
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Outlook .pst on a samba share; do or don't?
> > It's OK to put the .pst files in a user share, just remember that
> > performance across the network is slower than to local hard disk.
> Are you serious? Hard disks are the slowest operating part of any
> computer. Unless your workstations have the Ultra320 Raid setups that
> your servers do I find that the performance is better when using the
> samba share. Just my experience.
> > If you leave the .pst file in the desktop profile then the
> whole profile
> > has to be copied across the network into a local profile
> cache, that can
> > be VERY slow also. Here the greater slowdown is the time
> taken to log onto
> > and off the network.
> Brandon Mercer
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