Unix-oriented Samba benchmarks

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at canada.sun.com
Thu May 25 18:17:21 GMT 2000

"J. Robert von Behren" wrote:
> As a follow up to my previous note, does anyone know of a good set of
> benchmarks to use in testing Samba performance?  

	Yes, Andrew Tridgell added one to smbtorture,
	and did two others that are available at 	

> I've thus far been thinking of just using smbmount, and then running a
> standard FS benchmark like bonnie++ or lmbench. 

	That's sane, too, for an end-to-end test.

	If you want a really bad benchmark, scripts
	written to do single operations via smbclient will 
	exercise the logon code with great enthusiasm
	(and nothing else! (;-))

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