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Improve file transfer speed between Windows PCs and servers [closed]

I've setup a server which I've connected to multiple PCs in my workplace. Sadly, data transfer speeds are at max 3 MB/sec per connection which works out slow for file transfers, especially when ...
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Benchmarking a file server

I'm working on building a new file server... a simple Windows Server box with a few terabytes of disk space to share on the LAN. Pain for current hard drive prices aside :( -- I would like to get ...
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How Windows choose what network adapter to use when redundant adapters are available?

I have a following configuration: two Windows Server 2008 non-virtual machines (a database server and an application server) are connected to the same network through two network adapters, a fast one ...
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Advice on running back end of a split access database in small office network

I'm looking for some advice or pointers to good resources with regards to the following set up that I have in a small office. Currently I am running an access split database with files in a shared ...
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Does a read on a NFS file system slow performance?

If a NFS client reads a file, does any network traffic happen? or is it just writes (by any node) that result in network traffic? In particular, I'm interested in whether doing a file_exists() call ...
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Server 2003 Performance Counters for File Shares?

I've got a disk with several different things going on. I'd like to determine approximately how much of the disk activity is due to file sharing. Is there a counter for this? Also, and I may have ...
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Saving files over VPN slow only on the file server

We have a single file server in a single domain on our network. However, when department heads and the CEO try to save files from word and excel over their VPN connection, they are very slow. It is ...