Solved

Slow performance SBS users when away from the domain

Posted on 2011-03-22
4
454 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Have a few SBS 2008 networks with folder redirection enabled: I am redirecting My docs, Desktop, Favourites.
Users are mainly on Win 7 laptops and work a lot away from the domain using their home DSL, wireless DSL or public broadband.
Problem i seem to have (and this is Not because of slow internet):
When trying to get to any of the redirected folders access is slow. Up to two minutes before the workstation realizes it is needs to work off-line. (I do not want them to have VPN access)
Is there a way to make the machine work off-line immediateley??
(By the way: If I get them to use VPN access is instant)
Any ideas would be appreciated.
Olaf
0
Comment
Question by:Olaf De Ceuster
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:sgsm81
ID: 35196958
If using VPN is instant it sounds like a DNS issue as the machine is expecting the server to respond and is looking for it.

0
 
LVL 22

Author Comment

by:Olaf De Ceuster
ID: 35212039
How can I fix?
Network settings are set to automatic.
Ipconfig reveals it picks the external DNS and default gateway from wherever the users are located?
Where else can I look?
Also slow opening programs?
Olaf
0
 
LVL 22

Accepted Solution

by:
Olaf De Ceuster earned 0 total points
ID: 36521779
Removed the redirections for now.
Olaf
0
 
LVL 22

Author Closing Comment

by:Olaf De Ceuster
ID: 36553412
No answer. accectd my own answer
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Postgres Monitoring System

A PHP and Perl based system to collect and display usage statistics from PostgreSQL databases.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

How to update Firmware and Bios in Dell Equalogic PS6000 Arrays and Hard Disks firmware update.
Microservice architecture adoption brings many advantages, but can add intricacy. Selecting the right orchestration tool is most important for business specific needs.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of configuring basic necessities in order to use the 2010 version of Data Protection Manager. These include storage, agents, and protection jobs. Launch Data Protection Manager from the deskt…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing of Data Protection Manager on a server running Windows Server 2012 R2, including the prerequisites. Microsoft .Net 3.5 is required. To install this feature, go to Server Manager…

696 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question