Constantly running out of sessionid's.
harald at arcada.fi
Wed Sep 27 12:48:23 GMT 2006
On Wed, 27 Sep 2006, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Harald Hannelius wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > I have a samba-server as a PDC with the ldap
> > passwd backend. Posixaccounts are resolved via nss_ldap.
> > We have been running successfully for years.
> > getent passwd returns around 4300 lines.
> > We are running out of sessionids. I have understood
> > that the maximum is 3000 as per default, and I even
> > tried with MAX_SESSION_ID 3844.
> MAX_SESSION_ID is only used in the utmp code so unless that
> is enabled in smb.conf, it should not matter.
Oh yes, but I (and the helldesk in particular) just love to be able to use
last, finger, w, who and friends to find out who has been using what.
We are now nearing the limit:
tdb> tdb> 3568 records totalling 5537536 bytes
(waiting with my fingers in my ears) :)
Is there a bug that doesn't free sessionid's, or do we just have too many
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