Salutation and samba optimization question
k.blin at gmx.net
Fri Sep 22 15:35:18 GMT 2000
On Wed, Sep 20, 2000 at 03:28:57PM -0500, Arjona, Ariel wrote:
> First of all, hello to all in this mailing list. My first time here :)
Congratulations and welcome :)
> Could someone point e to documents explaining how to optimize samba's
> performance? I'm looking for long periods of operating time (forever would
> be fine, thank you :P), not necessarily speed.
You just mean uptime? I have had more than 3 month no problems uptime with
samba so far, an that was only terminated by power failure of the whole
> I'm running SuSE6.4 with no other services than samba, proftpd and inetd
> (telnet is the only thing I use it for. I plan to use SSH soon).
You should do that, yes.
> I will connect to an NT Domain and share some folders with info I receive
> via FTP from the Internet. The connecting clients are almost surely only NT4
> and W2K boxes.
> My version of samba is 2.0.6-48. BTW, Is there any strong reason for me to
> upgrade to the latest version?
IMHO you'll need samba TNG for Win2k clients.
Have a look at the FAQ at:
(or a mirror near your place)
Kai Blin, Sysop
University of Tuebingen
dept. of immunology
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