We are in the process of moving from a legacy NetWare 4 server to a Windows 2003 Server box. Currently, we have some data on each server, so users are logging into both. They still use the Novell client to log in (as well as logging into the Windows box). As we've attached users to the new box, we've heard only one real complaint: the server seems to "disconnect" users after a brief period of inactivity (maybe 15 minutes?) and then has to "think" for a few seconds before reattaching the user to the server. Even though it's only a few seconds (10, 15?) before the user is automatically reattached (without typing a password), this is upsetting many of our users.
Is there a setting that controls this? I was told by someone that this is how Microsoft handles numerous users at one time -- disconnect the idle users so the processor can deal with active ones. Fine, but if that's true, can I at least increase the amount of idle time before the server "drops" the node?
Thanks in advance,
November 30, 2004 1:02 PM
December 1, 2004 4:03 PM