[Samba] Samba & Terminal Services / Citrix

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Jun 24 14:50:58 GMT 2003

On Mon, 2003-06-23 at 22:51, DOELKER,RAINER (HP-Germany,ex2) wrote:
> Hi Brad and Drew,
> one statement to the thread of yours in the samba-list:
> yes, terminal-server on NT had the switch to make the terminal use one
> virtual connect for each terminal-server-client. windows 2000 does not have
> the registry entry any more.
> so what happens is you might face the situation that you cannot connect all
> shares:
>   [2003/03/10 10:38:35, 1] smbd/conn.c:(102)
>    ERROR! Out of connection structures [2003/03/10 10:38:35, 0]
> smbd/service.c:(340) 
>   Couldn't find free connection. 
> This is a fix value in the sources smbd/conn.c: 
> #define MAX_CONNECTIONS 128
> so if you have 40 terminal clients connecting 4 samba-shares (= 160
> connections on one smbd) that would not match. Change the value to e.g. 256
> and recompile your samba.
> Note: if you have to many connections to one smbd it might affect the
> performance.
> There is suggestion to make this a smb.conf configurable (max connections
> per client) but thats not yet accepted.

Can you please file a bug in bugzilla.samba.org explaining all this. 

(Pick on Samba 3.0beta1, it still has the same issue).

Personally, I think it's worth the 4kb penalty to allow 65535 tree
connects if we need to...

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
http://samba.org     http://build.samba.org     http://hawkerc.net
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