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Old 02-06-2004, 01:24 PM   #1
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Washington State, USA
Distribution: Mainly RH 9.0
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Linux just got my vote!

My users have their outlook .pst files stored on one of our Linux servers and after an unexpected reboot (not Linux's fault) I was dreading having to tell everyone to reboot their machines. Normally, when the files were on our windows machines, the only way to reconnect them to the files was a reboot (Don't ask, it's been a WinHell for me) Anyways, after the reboot finished, I was waiting for the first person to come in and ask me if there was a problem with email. Strangely, no one did. I thought that perhaps no one had checked their email yet and it was a matter of time. Then after about 10 mins, I thought I'd walk around the office and check things out. I went into several offices and they were all connected to their pst files! I did a doublecheck on the server and Linux automatically reconnected everyone and didn't give me an ounce of crap. I'm going to put all of our servers on Linux if Linux is going to behave properly like this.

Old 02-06-2004, 01:29 PM   #2
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: North Carolina, USA
Distribution: Onebase 2004-r2 | Updated through 6-10-04
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well, the general idea is to make a distro work "properly".

glad you got it working.

good luck, to put linux on all your servers.
Old 02-06-2004, 01:36 PM   #3
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Good for u. and what distro do u use???
Old 02-06-2004, 02:25 PM   #4
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Moved to success stories
Old 02-06-2004, 03:55 PM   #5
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