network traffic and SAMBA
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Thu Jan 22 19:19:06 GMT 1998
On Fri, 23 Jan 1998, Jim Bramlette wrote:
> Does anyone have information on SAMBA traffic and networking issues with
> running SAMBA? I need amunition (white papers, comments, facts, etc.)
> to fire at my networking guys who say SAMBA will more than double the
> network traffic
of course it will. and double your transfer speed, and double the users'
> and do bad things?
only as bad as microsoft's protocol.
> I am new to this company (they had
> bad luck when they tried to implement SAMBA before) and am trying to get
> SAMBA re-established here. My old shop ran it with great success.
well, if they want to pay me some $$$ then i'll make sure they get it
right (but you've done it before, yourself. damn, damn. ;-) please tell
> I have a WinDD server (v3.5 w/15 user license), Chameleon NFS 7.0 (which
> is slow and doesn't work half the time) and the possiblity of about 200
> users on 200 UNIX workstations with homes scattered everywhere. We run
> NIS+ and the new version of SAMBA (1.9.18p1) looks like it should follow
> the NIS paths for the mounts. Looks to be great stuff.
> TIA and many thanks to the SAMBA support team.
nice to be acknowledged.
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