[Samba] Application Server

Adam Tauno WIlliams adam at morrison-ind.com
Fri Sep 24 18:19:05 GMT 2004

> Hi there! Is possible to install software on the Samba Server and make users 
> run that software from their workstations instead of installing locally? I 
> know that it could take down the network perfomance but it could be useful 
> for some little software like 7-zip, yahoo messenger, etc...

It is an issue of the specific application, not Samba.  Some software
works well that way, others not at all.  I'd guess most packages will
not work this way,  Windows has a habit of placing locks on files that
prevent the same instance of an install from working from more than one

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