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[ale] (OT) Samba support on Solaris?
- Subject: [ale] (OT) Samba support on Solaris?
- From: jeffrey.b.layton at lmco.com (Jeffrey B Layton)
- Date: Tue, 22 May 2001 12:43:05 -0400
Dan Newcombe wrote:
> On Tue, 22 May 2001, Jeffrey B Layton wrote:
> > (or equivalent) installed. The commercial option is
> > too expensive, but this monkey wants to have somebody
> > he can call if Samba goes down (he's a weenie admin
> > but unfortunately in charge).
> I'll agree that it is nice to have someone to call and yell at.
> However, with all the stuff we've had to call and yell about, all we've
> gotten was vendors blaming each other, half-assed or wrong answers, or no
> help at all.
> However, whenever we've had a problem with anything on a Linux box, I've
> been able to find an answer usually within two hours tops. Of course, the
> same concept applies to the Samba running on the HP boxes, etc...
> Then again, it is always nice to be able to say "We have a call in to the
> company" instead of "Well, I looked on the net and posted to a newsgroup
> but no-one else has had this problem."
You are speaking to the choir. However, this monkey has
decided that he wants someone to blame rather than figure
out the problem and fix it (he doesn't like to actually work :) ).
Myself and my predecessor installed Samba on our HP
servers over one year ago. We are serving out about 200
Gigs to about 100 users and have had ZERO problems.
I'm also serving out 3 Terabytes from Linux boxes via Samba
to about 40 users for about 5 months with ZERO problems.
The underlying issue is that we've had ZERO problems.
However, this monkey is in charge (or at least management
listens to him over anyone else). So, we're stuck looking for
support and someone who can help fix the problem (if there
ever is one :) ).
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