We've recently migrated from an old AppleShare server to our organization's Novell Netware 6.5
environment. We're using AFP via NFA to connect to the servers, but we're getting about 1/3 of
the response time as the Windows users in our area.

We've seen minor improvements in speed by editing /etc/hosts to include our DNS addresses,
but not enough to unfrustrate our users.

Does anybody have any experience with this? We do have Active Directory configured for
authentication to the machines, but haven't noticed a speed difference whether it is configured or

Environment: Netware 6.5, PowerMac G5s, OS X 10.3.9