[Samba] Running SQL over SAMBA?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Sun Apr 2 18:20:10 GMT 2006

On Sun, Apr 02, 2006 at 07:11:37AM -0700, Pseudomizer wrote:
> Hello Jeremy,
> with all respect but this will not work. Microsoft specifically excluded the
> ability to store SQL on any network share. You can only place SQL and
> Exchange (not PST files) on local drives (block based). The only way to get
> SQL or Exchange running over Ethernet is via iSCSI (block based) and not on
> NAS.
> You could modify the registry to place SQL and Exchange on a network share
> but this will eliminate any support from Microsoft if there would be any
> issue.

Well I didn't say it was supported by Microsoft, I said it should work
from a Samba point of view :-).


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