[CentOS] Quickbooks and Samba and Oplocks... OH MY
jpyeron at pdinc.us
Thu Jan 29 18:41:56 UTC 2009
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> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Brett Serkez
> Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2009 11:55
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Quickbooks and Samba and Oplocks... OH MY
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 11:36 AM, Tim Nelson
> <tnelson at rockbochs.com> wrote:
> > It is widely known that Quickbooks has a horrible storage
> engine, "requires" Windows to host multiuser access, etc.
> However, I've successfully been storing QuickBooks files on
> Samba shares at a handful of locations with no real issues
> other than slight performance degradation. However, a
> somewhat recent thread here mentioned the proper use of
> oplock'ing in the Samba configuration to considerably
> increase performance/reliability.
> I am able to host all files other than Quickbooks on Samba shares.
> The issue with QuickBooks is they run their own WIndows
> service on port 10172 in addition to Windows file sharing.
We run QB Pro 2003, and it does not listen on any ports. We also have it on a
samba share. Unsure about the perfomance, but it works for us.
> If someone has figured out a way around this, I would prefer
> to host multiple user QuickBooks access on Samba.
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