Re: LAN Connection Problems

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by John, Jul 9, 2003.

  1. John

    John Guest

    Is it possible to increase the Maximum numer of users from 10 to 25 or
    higher without upgrading to Windwos 200 Server?


    On Tue, 08 Jul 2003 16:55:31 -0400, John <>
    wrote:

    >I've come across a LAN issue at work. Below are the particulars:
    >- 15 users running Windows 2000 Pro on a LAN accessing a Windows 2000
    >Pro file server
    >- file server is a Celeron 800 MHz box with 512 Megs RAM & houses the
    >user's home directories & user files
    >- the system does not provide internet access as access is done
    >through a DSL router
    >- 6 of the users just had ACT! 2000 installed on their desktops and
    >are accessing an ACT! database hosted on the file server
    >- when running ACT!, the software creates about 10 various index files
    >per user
    >
    >After installing the newer ACT! version with proper licensing, etc,
    >sporadically a user is disconnected from the file server throughout
    >the work week.
    >
    >My theory is that the Celeron 800 system cannot handle so many file
    >requests at one time (i.e. ACT! database accesses alongside other file
    >requests by the other users) and thus someone is occasionally
    >disconnected from accessing their home directory. I have verified
    >that the User Limit per Shared folder is set to Maximum. Thus it
    >appears that upgrading the computer to a full Pentium IV 2.4 GHz with
    >512 Megs DDR Ram should fix the problem.
    >
    >Does anyone have some other suggestion(s) about what may be the
    >problem and/or a better solution?
    >
    >Thanks.
    John, Jul 9, 2003
    #1
    1. Advertising

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.
Similar Threads
  1. Zarados

    ISDN lan-to-lan connection

    Zarados, Feb 27, 2004, in forum: Cisco
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    925
    Zarados
    Feb 27, 2004
  2. ruud
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    1,185
  3. Jan
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    3,123
    www.BradReese.Com
    Aug 26, 2006
  4. Franz Schenk

    deactivate wireless connection when LAN connection?

    Franz Schenk, Dec 22, 2006, in forum: Wireless Networking
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    442
    =?Utf-8?B?UGF2ZWwgQS4=?=
    Dec 24, 2006
  5. Resi
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    2,430
Loading...

Share This Page