Great Plains Software Recommendations for DOS and Windows 3.X
Great Plains Software claims support for both Novell Netware and NetBIOS "Peer to Peer" networks. The following settings are the recomended configuration settings for NetBIOS networks.
Note: Invisible Software has NOT tested Great Plains Software. These settings were tested by an InvisibleLAN reseller and, as such, are to be considered preliminary.
The information is this document pertains to DOS or Windows 3.X. All references to the InvisibleLAN software refer to the DOS and Windows 3.X version of InvisibleLAN.
8 Megabytes of RAM per workstation.
A dedicated server is required for more than 3 total simultaneous-access stations.
DEVICE = C:\NET30\CACHE30.SYS (only if using our cache; must be first device driver)
DEVICE = C:\DOS\HIMEM.SYS
DEVICE = C:\DOS\EMM386.EXE NOEMS
DEVICE = C:\NET30\N30DEV.SYS (must be last device driver)
DOS = HIGH,UMB
STACKS = 9,256
FCBS = 16,8
FILES = 100 (150 if the server)
BUFFERS = 20
LASTDRIVE = Z
(do NOT use DEVICEHIGH statements on NET30 device drivers)
SET TEMP = C:\TEMP
PATH = C:\DOS;C:\NET30 (Additional path as needed)
SET WORKSTATION = # (Great Plains Number)
SETUP30 Program, Advanced Configuration:
Open File Names Space 4096, Locks 200.
(Open File Names Space: as much as 8096 if needed).
(Locks: # of Workstations x 100 on the server)
Open Files 150, Locks 200.
Files=(100 x # of Workstations).
(Private Files="Y", if the total exceeds 250 files)
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Software, Inc. Invisible Software and InvisibleLAN are trademarks
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their respective holders.
This document was prepared on 08/10/94, and was believed to be accurate as of that date. Procedures, specifications, and compatibility may change without notice, and therefore this document may be out-of-date and/or inapplicable to current product versions. Invisible Software provides this document "AS IS" and without warranty of any kind. Under no circumstances shall this document be construed as creating or expanding any warranty of product performance.
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