Remove 'reset on zero vc' for Samba 4.0?

Gordon Ross gordon.w.ross at
Tue Jul 19 07:01:55 MDT 2011

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 3:44 AM, Volker Lendecke
<Volker.Lendecke at> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 01:37:05PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>> I was looking over the session setup code, and noticed the support for
>> the 'reset on zero vc' behaviour.
>> Given we now support SMB2, we understand why Microsoft added this (to
>> support IPX) and NT4 is long dead, should we remove this parameter for
>> Samba 4.0?
> Please keep it. It helps against flaky clients and/or flaky
> networks. I am using it in customer situations every now and
> then, and it does help against clients still holding shares
> but that died.
> Thanks,
> Volker

Is TCP "keep alive" is not sufficient to allow Samba to notice
(reasonably soon) that a client as disappeared?


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