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Subject:Re: Run query locally
Date:Mon, 24 Feb 2020 08:14:54 -0600
From:Mark Bannister <>
This is correct and works great.  Used Samba for years.  In Samba4 you 
must turn on the SMB1 protocol and in Windows.  In windows it is under 
apps & features I think (Add features to windows and select SMB1 protocols).
On 2/21/2020 7:14 PM, Tom Krieg wrote:
> As far as I know, to get Paradox to run reliably with a Linux file 
> server is to use SMB protocol, which in Linux case is SAMBA. Most 
> distributions of Linux include SAMBA automatically. Then you just use a 
> mapped drive letter to connect to that PC.
> On 21/02/2020 8:46 pm, Ivan wrote:
>> hi tom,
>> i don't know much about linux and smb1 settings ... and never work 
>> with SAMBA (never had myself linux installed within my network - my 
>> brother has it on his pc in the 90-ties, but remove it soon).
>> and smb(1) is only one requirement for networking. (and it's not my 
>> dream, rather a kind of nightmare).
>> probably the following:
>> - of course network drives is nothing unusual. and as i see it, the 
>> answers are valid for the "usual" networking, because it's allways a 
>> sw installed on each network drive, which can handle the .db 
>> data-files as database-file. then there's no problem to use the "Query 
>> may be local or remote" setting for query.
>> and the smb don't explain, why the setting "Run query locally" work 
>> with P9 but don't work with P9R.
>> just my opinion.
>> ivan

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