UNC vs Mapped Drive connection times
krishna.harathi at storagecraft.com
Tue Aug 4 00:23:58 UTC 2020
I am still waiting to get more information including tcpdump from the customer.
This email thread appears to be somewhat related, but I did not find any follow-up responses.
Any comments on this?
On 7/28/20, 4:09 PM, "Krishna Harathi" <krishna.harathi at storagecraft.com> wrote:
Yes, the same client connecting to the same server name/address both times within a few mins of each other.
I will try to get tcpdump captures for both as well as DNS lookup times.
On 7/28/20, 3:24 PM, "Jeremy Allison" <jra at samba.org> wrote:
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On Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 10:21:12PM +0000, Krishna Harathi via samba-technical wrote:
> We are using Samba 4.7.11.
> One of our customers is reporting that with Windows 7, 10 Explorer, connecting using Mapped Drive is taking 10 seconds are more compared to using a UNC path.
> I am not an expert in this area, and I started investigating the difference between the two methods to identify and improve any bottlenecks especially in the filesystem underneath Samba.
> Given the overwhelming number of variables/parameters in this context, I would very much appreciate this group’s collective expertise on pointing out any known issues to look out for.
DNS/naming resolution lookup times ? Are they connecting to
exactly the same name ?
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