[Samba] MS Access

Dale Schroeder dale at BriannasSaladDressing.com
Thu Jan 13 12:21:10 MST 2011

I use the following with Office XP/Office 2003, and it works very well.
Access in 2000 compatibility mode is the front end to MySQL server.

kernel oplocks = No
veto oplock files = /*.doc/*.xls/*.mdb/*.ldb/*.DOC/*.XLS/*.MDB/*.LDB/


On 01/13/2011 8:39 AM, compdoc wrote:
>>> What version of Access?  I find that, in general Office 2003 plays a
> little nicer with Samba than Office 2007 (Office likes to change file perms
> on files.)
> Office 2000 - ack!
>>> Does Microsoft even supply security patches for Windows 2000 anymore?
> No new patches. But you can patch daylight savings. The server is in a
> protected environment, so not too much of an issue.
> No need for 64-bit either, although if I went with nix I'd use 64-bit for
> sure. Fedora wouldn't be out of the question...
> It's just file locking issues I worry about...

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