Nightstaar wrote:I feel like if you're asking that kind of stuff here you should be getting someone who knows what they're doing to actually do it.
I know what i'm doing just more or less asking for other idea's/opinions
revengous - Good point didn't think of that, guess I could run a server from the office and use logmein or something like that to access data remotely
Treloar wrote:It doesn't have to be a full on server with redundancy, but you can buy them cheap enough 2nd hand.
sid wrote:Treloar suggested a server but thats overkill for a small place.
One pc could be fitted with a second hdd for file serving, then use basic windows sharing and just map network drives to each pc manually. You can setup a basic RPD to the pc acting as a "server" but it will allow only one RDP session. You can use a reg hack to change the port number for each pc used for the RPD session. So all the user would have to do is login from home/elsewhere remotely using Microsofts inbuilt RDP, your router can redirect the port to the ip of each pc.
Fitzad wrote:So far there will be 3 of us permanently in the office with a receptionist and staff expanding to about 15 during projects.
sid wrote:A server would also require a backup battery source in the event of a power outage. More $$$.
sid wrote:I don't think I've ever seen an office that has a battery backup on every pc, out of the hundreds of clients I've been to, ever.
sid wrote:Also an office wouldn't keep an extra 10 pc's around doing nothing for people who are there part time so I assume they'd use their own laptops in an office on some sort of consulting basis.
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