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1answer
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We have a Windows Server 2008R2 server with 32GB of RAM, and ~1,000,000 file system objects across 15Tb of storage. The utilization is very low (only supporting 2 developers) so keeping the file ...
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1answer
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I have a Windows 2008 R2 Fileserver serving Win and Mac (SMB) clients. I have say 5 folders: Happy Sad Lonely Stinky and Grumpy. All of the folders should be public to domain users except Happy and ...
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1answer
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1answer
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I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 server that is AD controller and file server. I have a problem that Windows XP clients experience terribly slow (less than 10Mbps, really less than ...
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We have a Windows Server 2008 File Server (Raid-5 NAS) where I'd like to setup a private folder for each user on the domain and provide each with a soft quota of about 2 GB. The quota part is no ...