smbclient SLOW

Torsten Curdt tcurdt at
Mon Nov 6 10:44:23 GMT 2000

> Why is smbclient so slow when sending to
> a W2K machine? I'm doing:
> echo "test"|smbclient -d 9999 -M host -U test
> The write_socket() calls take forever! Well,
> 3 sec for around 50 bytes is kind of forever!
> Works fine when sending to a NT4.0 machine.
> I tried Samba 2.0.7 and 2.0.6 and the
> recent 2.2.0 cvs version
> And ideas?

Can anyone please try the same and tell me?!
I'd like to know if it is a general samba<->W2k
problem or a problem with my setup.


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