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duongthuydung
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Hi, how about reactOS for servers?

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Hi all, im a new in this forum so i want to say hello :D

Same as the title, are you planning to make it possible? :D

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And what would be the difference compared to the current state of ReactOS?

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It's only a matter of configuration as it's replied by a Microsoft employee. https://youtu.be/dQ5927pDpfw

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ReactOS for Servers would require stability and no data loss. ReactOS being Alpha, provides both instability and data loss, not a good combination - but when it leaves Alpha it would be interesting to test, with the idea that one day in the far future, it could be practical.
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I feel more of a server would be a customization.

-Headless mode
-Lightweight (turning off functions)

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dizt3mp3r wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 4:26 pm
ReactOS for Servers would require stability and no data loss. ReactOS being Alpha, provides both instability and data loss, not a good combination - but when it leaves Alpha it would be interesting to test, with the idea that one day in the far future, it could be practical.
data loss may be already improved with the transition to btrfs

stability is the key question, but I consider more important the SMP feature, is very useless to buy a multicore server and only make use of one of these.

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ReactOS FAQ, What is ReactOS? wrote:ReactOS aims to... NT5 (Server 2003) as its main target....
Microsoft Server 2003 is effectively a superset of Microsoft Windows XP. Server 2003 includes necessary server features that Windows XP lacks.

Experimenters can configure ReactOS as a server or as a workstation. However at the present time ReactOS is alpha software. "Alpha software may contain serious errors, and any resulting instability could cause crashes or data loss." (Wikipedia)

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