[URGENT] Samba 4.0.9 smbd slow.

Juan Pablo Lorier jplorier at gmail.com
Wed Sep 25 05:47:22 MDT 2013

Hi Rowland,

You're right.

This is testparm output (to remove comments and stuff)

Processing section "[homes]"
Processing section "[printers]"
Processing section "[Datos]"
Loaded services file OK.
WARNING: lock directory /var/lock/samba should have permissions 0755 for
browsing to work
Press enter to see a dump of your service definitions
    workgroup = CANAL4
    server string = NAS Samba %v
    username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
    unix extensions = No
    idmap config * : backend = tdb
    cups options = raw

    comment = Home Directories
    valid users = %S
    read only = No
    create mask = 0770
    directory mask = 0770
    browseable = No

    comment = All Printers
    path = /var/spool/samba
    printable = Yes
    print ok = Yes
    browseable = No

    path = /disco
    valid users = @users
    read only = No
    create mask = 0770
    directory mask = 0770


On 25/09/13 07:59, Rowland Penny wrote:
> 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
> Rowland

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