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make foxpro database as a server

hello there i have currently this setup: mssql 2012 enterprise , windows server 2008 R2 enterprise and i need to host a foxpro database in this server so if i forward a port through the firewall that ...
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DBF/CDX files become unaccessable almost every day

We are running a pretty popular in Russia and other CIS countries though a pretty old accounting system called BEST. It's all built on FoxPro (not Visual Foxpro) DBF/CDX tables. It's open and it ...
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Our FPD 2.6 application can't open files with long file names on SBS 2011

Our FoxPro for DOS 2.6 (FPD) application apparently is not able to see filenames longer than 8 characters when run on Windows XP Pro or Win 7 (32-bit) stations over Small Business Server 2011 running ...
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How to successfully connect to Foxpro database files using MSSQL Linked Server feature and ODBC?

We're trying to access Foxpro file-based database files via MSSQL Server's linked server feature, using Foxpro ODBC driver. For this, we've installed the latest Foxpro ODBC Driver from Microsoft, ...
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How much network overhead (and file locking issues) can I expect for 25-50 users on a Visual FoxPro 9 ERP DB via SMB/CIFS?

Alternate question title: How can I translate “This software gives me the creeps” to a business case to upper management for not buying it? I am the IT Department for a small company which has ...
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FoxPro 2.6 DOS on Windows 7 64-bit

I support a company that has a very old, mission critical, FoxPro for DOS 2.6 (FPD) application. For variuos reasons the company didn't adapt/migrate their app, which, ironically, has been running ...
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Mount Access Novell Netware 4.11 file(s) on Windows XP or above

We have old servers that serve application using FoxPro database and it's currently still operating till today. The operating system is using Netware 4.11 and the client is dumb terminal (boot from ...
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problems after migration of a foxpro app from novell to samba

I had to decomission an old novell server which served for shares in a medium network (~30 workstations) and chose a virtualized samba solution (freebsd under vmware esxi) after the first two weeks, ...