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Max users running 2000 as server?

By acs ·
What is the max number of users limitation of win2000 netork running win2000 on server (not 2000 server) All other machines are win98se 15 in total. Randomly, machines tend to drop off util someone else logs off. Server is Dual P-III 1ghz 512MB Raid 0 SCSI 2x 18 GB hd's.
Could it be limeittd user to a single shared folder and not the server as a whole?

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by Ann777 In reply to Max users running 2000 as ...

Are you running Win2000 Professional (you said: "not 2000 server") and Win98SE computers?

If yes, you do not have a true client/server environment --> you are using peer-to-peer networking. Formally, the limit is 10 computers; in reality it depends on usage. If you check back through previous posts, you will see all kinds of responses to this -- 10 is the formal max limit according to MS. Unofficially more is possible but response drops off as more users are added and yes, you could very well have computers randomly drop out when the network is stressed.

If your "server" is running Server software... WinNT Server, Win2000 Server, then the limitation is determined by the number of CALs you have purchased and how you have set these up.

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The max amount of concurrent connections is 10. You may be able to get more connections once only 10 access the "server" at any one time. If Win2K server is too expensive, try using Linux instead.

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by hjs In reply to Max users running 2000 as ...

Yep this is correct. It has not changed from NT. The total is 10 users on W2K.

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