[Samba] load balancing CIFS/Samba

Blue Lang blue at b-side.org
Tue Aug 20 20:45:01 GMT 2002

On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Barry Smoke wrote:

> I thought that at the moment this was impossible...thus we anticipate
> using samba's msdfs support to spread out server load....putting
> different shares on different servers, under one dfs tree...

any pointers or ideas to why it might be impossible? i coulda sworn i'd 
seen hardware load balancers out there that will LB CIFS connections, but 
i can't find any now. this is mostly just research..

> Is this not possible in your situation?

waiting for DFS is not possible.


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