Primary File Server Suggested MS-DOS Configuration Changes
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If you dedicate a machine in a work group as a file or resourceserver, there are two MS-DOS settings you should change:
- The Files= statement should be increased to 255 on a primary file server. If the machine is used less, 128 may be a good value. Some adjustment may be necessary.
- The FCBS= statement should be added with a value of 28.
Some problems may occur if the Files= statement is too low. You mayreceive error messages stating that a particular file is notavailable.
If you are not using VSHARE.386 then you should significantly increasethe number of handles and the buffer size of SHARE.EXE.
Article ID: 90228 - Last Review: 10/14/2013 17:52:37 - Revision: 1.0
- Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.2
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