Large File Support with Fileshare

Fileshare, by default, supports files that can be up to 4 Gigabytes in size. If your operating system supports larger files, you can configure the file handler used by Fileshare to allow sequential, relative and IDXFORMAT(8) indexed files greater than the default 4 Gigabytes.

An alternative technology, file striping, was introduced in previous releases as an interim solution to overcome limitations on the maximum allowed file size. It enables you to specify that a single data file is to be stored in multiple physical files (or stripes) on disk.

To configure large file support under Fileshare, you should consider the following:

The following information explains how to configure striped files under Fileshare control if your operating system does not support large files: