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using a shared or network drive

Postby FJPalacino » Fri Aug 14, 2015 12:32 am

Hi All. Has anyone used a shared or network drive with EW 6 to store your profiles/resources so one office computer can assemble a schedule during the week and a second computer can display the schedule in the sanctuary during the service? If not, what's a recommendation for transferring the schedule while keeping the database synchronized? Will "Save As + Pack Videos" be sufficient? Thanks. Frank J Palacino Corpus Christi, Tx

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Re: using a shared or network drive

Postby Terry » Fri Aug 14, 2015 8:37 am

Hello!

Open the EasyWorship PDF manual from this link and go to page 60 this will walk you though setting up a shared database.
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Re: using a shared or network drive

Postby sunsetmusic@cableone.net » Thu Mar 31, 2016 8:43 am

I tried to use a NAS box over a 100 meg connection. The resulting latency was unacceptable (3-5 sec, depending on the media.) I have yet to try it over gigabit.

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Re: using a shared or network drive

Postby Terry » Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:57 am

Hi!

At the present time NAS is not supported.
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Re: using a shared or network drive

Postby craigmash » Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:07 pm

We store everything on a second SSD drive on our projection computer. We then mapa drive on all necessary computers, even the projection computer. That way all computers use the same drive letter. Everything is backed up daily by a server.

This allows multiple users, but also allows our service to go on even if there are network issues.

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Re: using a shared or network drive

Postby lbmartin » Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:48 am

I went to page 60 in the manual but didn't see anything about how to set up a shared database. HELP! :(

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Re: using a shared or network drive

Postby Rodger » Wed Aug 10, 2016 12:00 pm

Sorry about that. This is an old post, so at that time it was on page 60. We've had time to update the manual and add more content, so if you search for network database you should find it on page 133. You may also find this information under help, EasyWorship Help, Technical and Profiles. Hope that helps. Feel free to post if you have any other questions.
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Re: using a shared or network drive

Postby Edward.Bradley@widcombe.org » Sat Aug 13, 2016 3:35 am

Terry wrote:Hi!

At the present time NAS is not supported.

Hi Terry,

Can please you clarify what is supported, and why the difference?
  • File Server?
  • NAS?
  • A 'shared' drive on a regular desktop?

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Re: using a shared or network drive

Postby Terry » Fri Aug 19, 2016 8:40 am

Hi!


EW will work on a Windows network since it is a client server database now.

It will work on a shared Windows drive as well.

I go this information from Rodger about NAS.

"NAS drives usually have a Linux OS that uses a different permissions technology called SAMBA which is supposed to function like the Windows SMB permissions, however sometimes those permissions don't always look the same to the software that is trying to access them, which could cause the software to think it doesn't have access to the files it needs to connect to. Our next update should provide better compatibility. We have tested with our in house Western Digital NAS in the public folder and it seems to be working for us."
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Re: using a shared or network drive

Postby Edward.Bradley@widcombe.org » Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:50 pm

Terry wrote:"... Our next update should provide better compatibility. We have tested with our in house Western Digital NAS in the public folder and it seems to be working for us."

Hi,
Just got a prompt today to upgrade from 6.5.5 to Version 6.7.4. Does this include the network fix above?

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Re: using a shared or network drive

Postby jason@rootsnmedia.com » Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:31 am

How does this preform over a VPN? Obviously the actual production computers are on the local gigabit network, but over a Cisco Anyconnect VPN would it be good enough for people to add things/modify the db from home?

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Re: using a shared or network drive

Postby Rodger » Mon Aug 28, 2017 12:12 pm

It should work ok, but will be slower.
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