Regards to winbindd memory usage/leak
gd at samba.org
Tue Jun 26 08:26:34 GMT 2007
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senthil kumar wrote:
> We are running samba-3.0.23c on linux 2.6.7.
> I ran into a problem where winbindd is consuming lot of memory.
> We have a big directory under which there are around 80,000
> children. Our configuration has map acl inherit and inherit ACLs enabled.
> When we set a group ACE (group contains around 150
> users) to the parent folder - the whole process is taking lot
> of time which is understandable, but the Vm resident memory
> of winbindd is growing to as much as 2.5 Gbytes with in half
> hour to one hour and there does not seem to be any stopping.
> - Has any one run into a similar situation?
> - Are there any possible suspects pieces or part of
> the code which I need to be looking in detail?
Yes, winbindd (in particular when running in security=ads (look in
winbindd_ads.c)) has been known to leak memory, can you please try a
more recent release (3.0.25a) and verify your leaks are fixed ?
Günther Deschner GPG-ID: 8EE11688
Red Hat gdeschner at redhat.com
Samba Team gd at samba.org
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