smbclient -M : big delays (fwd)

Gerald Carter jerry at
Thu Apr 25 13:55:02 GMT 2002

On Thu, 25 Apr 2002, David Lee wrote:

> Are we alone with this problem of 15-second "smbclient -M"?
> Has anyone else seen it?
> Can anyone confirm it?  (Or confirm that it is lightning fast for them,
> so it must be our problem?)
> Our clients are W2K.  The "About Windows" says:
>    Version 5.0 (Build 2195: Service Pack 1)
> Our Samba servers (from which we run "smbclient -M") are Solaris 2.7 and
> 2.8, running a variety of Samba versions (both 2.0.x and 2.2.x).  But all
> consistently give this delay (a 5-second delay at PC-client-end responding
> to each of the three "SMBsend*" packets from the Solaris/samba server).
> We're at a complete loss on this one...

Works fine for me using SAMBA_2_2 (also acting as wins server).
Tested against Win2k SP2.  No delays.

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