Shared Documents with DFS

matmos
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Trying to use Shared workbooks on a network share which is DFS'd to another server.

We get temp files appearing and the main document tends to disappear.

Is it possible to have shared documents with multiple users working on the document simultaneously in a DFS environment ?

Thank you.
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AlexA lack of information provides a lack of a decent solution.

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It depends on the document/file type. Normally not, I'd say throw it into sharepoint or another document management system.

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I've seen that sharepoint and onedrive support this - but was wondering if there was anyway of keeping the files locally on our windows network - files are excel spreadsheets.
A lack of information provides a lack of a decent solution.
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Not really, excel is utter rubbish when it comes to using the "Shared" document function, you do get a lot of temp files and the corruption rate goes up too.

Sorry.

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