[Samba] SAMBA on HP-UX specific problem: Write Delay Failures! Why?!

jra at dp.samba.org jra at dp.samba.org
Fri Aug 23 08:24:00 GMT 2002

On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 09:13:49AM -0700, Eric Roseme wrote:
> Your problem may be related to the Windows 2000 Terminal Servers.
> Samba does not work well under heavy loads with Terminal Server on
> Windows 2000.  Microsoft commented out the MultipleUsersOnConnection
> code from their Windows 2000 redirector.  On NT 4.0 Terminal Server,
> the MultipleUsersOnConnection registry parameter was used to establish
> a separate VC (TCP connect) for every TS user who opened a share from
> the TS to a particular Samba server.  On Windows 2000 TS - without
> the MultipleUsersOnConnection registry parameter - only one TCP VC
> gets established from the TS to a Samba server.  Thus, all TS users
> who mount a Samba share will use the same TCP connection, and thus 
> the same smbd.  If you have multiple users from one Windows 2000 TS
> writing to the Samba server via one smbd, I could see how problems
> might arise.

A quick way around this is to use NetBIOS aliases in Samba
and get different users to connect to different Samba


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