[URGENT] Samba 4.0.9 smbd slow.

Rowland Penny repenny241155 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 25 04:59:43 MDT 2013

On 25/09/13 11:02, Juan Pablo Lorier wrote:
> Hi Ricky,
> Thanks for the reply. I understand that the team is working hard to 
> get to 4.1, but I've been asking since more than 3 weeks and it's the 
> only support I can get for samba here in Uruguay.
> For the restart, I don't have a samba init script, the sernet install 
> created 3 scripts for the services: sernet-samba-smbd, 
> sernet-samba-nmbd and sernet-samba-winbind and if I ps -ef I see smb 
> -D service instances, not samba instances.
> I'm in my way to work right now and I'll doble check and let you now 
> asap.
> Regards,
> El 24/09/13 18:35, Ricky Nance escribió:
>> Hi Juan, please understand that you are not being ignored, but that 
>> part of the samba team is busy at a very important meeting right now. 
>> With that being said, what happens when you compile the git repo, do 
>> you get the same results? Also, you should be restarting 'samba' not 
>> 'smbd' was that just a typo, or are you restarting smbd? If so, that 
>> could cause issues (if it even works at all!).
>> Ricky
>> On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 11:07 AM, Juan Pablo Lorier 
>> <jplorier at gmail.com <mailto:jplorier at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> This is my third post on this matter with only one kind reply that
>> sadly
>> was not helpful. I need help with this problem or at least an official
>> reply on samba 4 not being a production level server solution.
>> I have installed samba 4.0.9 from sernet, server on centos 6.4 and
>> after
>> a couple of days I need to restart smbd as it starts to slow down
>> A LOT
>> share access. This happens time after time and I see nothing in
>> the logs
>> pointing to anythins usable.
>> Security is local (no winbind), anything I can post you to help on
>> this,
>> just ask.
>> Thanks
OK, lets see if I have got this right, you are running sernet samba 
4.0.9 as a standalone fileserver with something like 'passdb backend = 
tdbsam' in smb.conf, is this correct?

Whilst you are posting, please post your smb.conf


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