Grasshopper Posted April 15, 2003 Share Posted April 15, 2003 I am aware of the networking limitations of NB and was curious about something.The popular recommendation is that NB is good up to 10 users (I've also seen 15) on a network.How is that divvied up so to speak. Meaning, what if there are, say, 15 NetBEUI-connected computers on the network but not all are always connected to the network. Since an internet connection requires TCP/IP, would the NB limitations only show up if all computers were actually using NB? At what point does NB begin to break down with actual use-as in mainly file sharing? Is the baseline connectivity that suffers or is it when the network becomes busy with NB traffic?I ask this because my family is expanding and we may eventually build a house and of course, being somewhat of a computer geek, would plan the computer network as one of the priorities, and it looks like, with the possibility of my mother living with me and then with the design of a house around a family, we'd have around 10 computers in the house (YEAH BABY!). I love what NB can do for security and quickness and most of the arguments against NB currently don't usually apply to my situation, unless it's functionality begins to break down. I currently employ (with 4 computers) NB bound to file sharing and client MS and then TCP/IP bound to the NIC and like it that way.Allen Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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