[RC5] RE: Shared Buffer Files

Jim C. Nasby jim at nasby.net
Thu Oct 28 13:50:03 EDT 1999

On Wed, Oct 27, 1999 at 03:14:18PM -0500, Ryan Malayter wrote:
> >Next, how can I set up the shared buffer files....I think it would really
> >help my admin/maintenance headache for bovine!
> I just put the Windows CLI client (rc5des.exe) and rc5des.ini in a shared directory (something like \\servername\d.net\) on my NT file server. Every one of our network users has read access to this directory, and everyone has read/write access to the buffer files in this directory.
One thing to keep in mind if you do this is that the .ini is where the
randomprefix setting is stored. If the clients can't write to it, it won't
be updated, and if you even do any random blocks they'll be in a subspace
that's most likely completely checked.

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